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Hay 'will not return to Abu Dhabi while sheikh accused of assault remains minister'

The Hay Festival has said it will not return to Abu Dhabi while Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Emirates minister of tolerance, remains in his post. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 17:10:59 UTC ]
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Hay Festival launches live Q&A series

Hay Festival has launched a series of Book of the Month live Q&A sessions with authors, to expand its digital offering.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 02:44:44 UTC ]
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Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates

Operating outside its usual regal setting in Ovieda, Spain's Princess of Asturias Award honors the Guadalajara International Book Fair and Hay Festival. The post Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-12 17:20:08 UTC ]
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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 19:05:34 UTC ]
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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 08:47:04 UTC ]
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Hay Festival emergency fundraiser passes £75,000

The Hay Festival has soared past the halfway mark of its £150,000 crowdfunding campaign, launched after this year's event was cancelled. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 08:08:24 UTC ]
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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 09:16:58 UTC ]
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Hay Festival still going ahead, says Florence

The Hay Festival is still going ahead as planned in May despite concerns around the spread of coronavirus. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 22:17:03 UTC ]
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Fry and Chomsky call for UAE prisoner release as Hay Festival starts

As the Hay Festival gets under way in Abu Dhabi, Stephen Fry and Noam Chomsky have signed an open letter calling on the UAE authorities to release imprisoned writers and demonstrate their commitment to free speech. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 05:08:26 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:58:34 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer’s Award

The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carroll and Wheatle sign up to Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

Children’s and YA authors including Emma Carroll and Alex Wheatle will speak to school pupils in Wales next February as part of Hay Festival’s Scribblers Tour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New forums take Hay Festival to Ayacucho, Peru and Santiago, Chile

Hay Festival is hosting two new events in Latin America: Hay Festival Forum Ayacucho in Peru and Hay Festival Forum Santiago in Chile. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reports £70m boost to local economy

The economic impact of the Hay Festival on the local area has totalled more than £70m in the past three years, according to research carried out for the event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its Anniversary ‘Golden Five’ Shortlist

The 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker Prize' will go to one of the five titles shortlisted from five decades of previous winners. The public now is voting to determine which of these books will be most 'golden' of all. The post At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay's School Days to be rolled out across UK

Hay Festival is launching a new initiative to live stream its “Schools Days” UK-wide following last year's pilot in Wales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood and Walliams to headline Hay Festival

Margaret Atwood, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson are amongst those headlining the Hay Festival, which is set to respond to the world's “urgent need of empathy”, according to organisers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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