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This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’

The Reykjavík International Literary Festival is a biennial player in publishing focused on an immersive exchange of ideas and commentary. The post This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-07 14:02:21 UTC ]
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Sissay, Osman and Slimani to star at hybrid Durham Book Festival

Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model following last year's fully digital experience. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 05:59:34 UTC ]
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England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation

The Cliveden Literary Festival is public-facing and has yet to announce its actual programing for its 2021 edition. The post England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-04 20:41:18 UTC ]
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Emmanuel Carrère’s Dark Places, by Felipe Restrepo Pombo

Essay Photo by Rodion Kutsaev / Unsplash When I met Emmanuel Carrère in 2014, I had one question for him. I was sent by the magazine I worked for at the time to interview him at a literary festival in which he was participating. Carrère had just... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-07-13 18:44:07 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events Left column (top to bottom): Boris Boubacar Diop, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya; Middle left column: Michális Ganás, Cristina Rivera Garza, Jean-Pierre Balpe;  Middle right column: Natalie Diaz, Naomi Shihab Nye, Micheline Aharonian... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-15 14:25:01 UTC ]
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“Silence Became My Mother Tongue”: A Conversation with Sulaiman Addonia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Photo of Sulaiman Addonia by Alexander Meeus. For me, one of the most astounding books of this past year—which may have slipped your attention due to the pandemic—was Silence Is My Mother Tongue, the second novel by Ethiopian Eritrean... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-18 13:43:22 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:24:31 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Jan. 25th-Jan. 31st

Hay Festival — Cartagena, Colombia Digital 2021 Monday, January 25th – Sunday, January 31st Hay Festival Cartegena de Indias 2021 is a free, digital literary festival celebrating global literary stars, Nobel Prize-winners and internationally acclaimed performers leading a line-up that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 09:48:44 UTC ]
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Hay Festival’s Difficult Autumn: Two Separate Matters

In two unresolved cases that have come to light recently, the highly regarded Hay Festival finds itself dealing with sensitive allegations from within its ranks. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Challenging Developments rom many vantage points, no international literary... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-29 17:32:33 UTC ]
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How to launch an event

UCLan Publishing's Hazel Holmes – who is part of the Rising Stars Class of 2020 and the founder of the Northern YA Literary Festival – shares her top tips for setting up your own event. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 22:02:58 UTC ]
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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
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Istanbul’s ‘Sunflower’ ITEF Goes Digital – With Translation Provided

The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey's program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event. The post Istanbul’s ‘Sunflower’ ITEF Goes Digital – With Translation Provided appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-15 04:10:08 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 7: #CultureConnectsUs

It kept happening. On Twitter, on Facebook, in your WhatsApp chats. The bookish people you know, the introverts, declaring that lockdown would give them more time to read. Or the people who know you, and know that you might be bookish, declaring that you’d got a head start on them in terms of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-29 15:15:00 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

At the beginning of 2020, well before my debut novel was published, I was invited to an evening soiree in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library – a kind of preview event for authors performing at a well-known literary festival.  I changed quickly in the toilet at the car salesroom I worked in and navigated... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 16:53:37 UTC ]
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Can Words Help Heal a Fractured Nation?: A Visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival

THREE MUSLIM GIRLS — two sisters and their cousin — stood in the sunshine on the grounds of the Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, where the world’s largest literary festival took place over five days in late January. All around them, young people streamed into the sprawling compound, before a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-14 17:00:42 UTC ]
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An African Literary Festival for the Age of Coronavirus

Book events worldwide are on hold, but Afrolit Sans Frontieres uses social media to host frank discussions around writing, creativity, sex and violence. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-14 14:18:46 UTC ]
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Could lockdown herald an exciting new chapter for the book trade?

The pandemic has thrown publishing and booksellers into crisis – and left customers struggling to obtain books when they most want them. But some in the industry sense an opportunity to drag it into the 21st centuryOn 18 March, Emma Corfield-Walters received the news that for the second year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-10 08:00:20 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 3: #CultureConnectsUs

Many lives are radically different right now. But birthdays, anniversaries, and public holidays come and go as before. The pink supermoon would have appeared whether we’d watched it from our windows or outdoors among a crowd of strangers. This week, Earth Day, Shakespeare’s birthday, and World... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-24 14:34:13 UTC ]
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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

Book Reviews Indrajit Bose The author at the Zakir Hussain Delhi College during the Bengali Literary Festival 2018 / Photo courtesy of bitanchakraborty.com Simplicity and quiet elegance never fail to impress us. The effect of a good short story often is... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-21 13:18:37 UTC ]
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Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda has died of coronavirus at 70.

After a six-week battle with coronavirus, the Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda has died at the age of 70. The government of Asturias, where he was living in Spain, confirmed his death today. The author had been hospitalized in late February soon after attending a literary festival in Portugal. He... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 18:35:05 UTC ]
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