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Fractured and Fluid Identity: On Igiaba Scego’s “Beyond Babylon”

IT’S LATE ON the first night of a literary festival in Kampala, Uganda, and I use my phone to order an Uber. Pickup location: Kampala National Theatre. I drop the pin on the street entrance nearest my location’s the pulsing blue dot: Siad Barre Avenue. I’d glimpsed the street name when I... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-27 20:00:19 UTC ]
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A Unique Literary Festival Grows

Grand Marais, Minn., held its third North Shore Readers & Writers Festival early last month, attracting literary types from across the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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LéaLA, the Latino Los Angeles Lit Fest, Returns

After a four-year absence, the free literary festival will be back in Los Angeles in October with 40 leading Latin-American writers and artists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge and Emre join line-up for feminist literary festival

More than 30 publishers will join authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge and Merve Emre at the New Suns feminist literary festival at the Barbican next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-15 18:11:32 UTC ]
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India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour

The Jaipur Literary Festival has New York City, Houston, and Boulder on its itinerary, having been to London and Belfast earlier this summer. The post India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-19 06:30:42 UTC ]
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Tuxworth toasts Cheltenham’s 70th year

Often lauded as the world’s first literary festival, Cheltenham is to celebrate seven decades of programming with a series of events based around septets.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 04:54:48 UTC ]
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O’Reilly unveils inaugural 'Dingle Lit' Festival

Former bookseller Sheila O’Reilly is helping to launch a new literary festival, 'Dingle Lit', on the Dingle Peninsula this November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-02 06:32:46 UTC ]
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UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest

Part of the programming for the 'Noirwich' literary festival at Norwich is a focus on 'crimes against nature' and our stewardship of the environment. The post UK’s National Centre for Writing Turns to Eco-Crime for ‘Noirwich’ Fest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 05:30:50 UTC ]
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Behold a new literary festival in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley!

With robust programming already this year, 1455 (previously Virginia Center for Literary Arts, or VCLA) continues to establish the Shenandoah Valley as a hotbed of creativity and community. After the success of 1455’s monthly Author Series at Handley Library and a number of workshops at both... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-17 14:19:45 UTC ]
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Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to a £15,000 Arts Council England (ACE) grant. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 08:55:07 UTC ]
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McEwan, Maitlis and Rees-Mogg join Cliveden Literary Festival line-up

Novelist Ian McEwan, BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the authors on this year's Cliveden Literary Festival line-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 13:12:57 UTC ]
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A Different Kind of Literary Festival

PEN World Voices marks 15 years of hosting literary events with a human rights focus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After living through Florence, I think few people realize how unstable the ground is beneath our feet

Last year, nine months after Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean, I traveled from my home in North Carolina to Anguilla to teach writing workshops to children and adults as part of a literary festival. As a prompt, I asked them to describe what they could not forget about the storm. When... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A literary festival is an obvious choice'

Emerald Street's Anna Fielding on why a literary festival is a logical event for an email newsletter to hold. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Germany Courts Romance Readers

Random House Germany recently launched an online community for romance readers and a literary festival to connect romance writers to their fans. The post Random House Germany Courts Romance Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe Writers Battle Disinterest With Literary Festival

Writers in Zimbabwe have created a traveling book fair and are marshaling social media to build direct bonds with impoverished readers. The post Zimbabwe Writers Battle Disinterest With Literary Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dulwich Books holds its first literary festival

Dulwich Books hosted its first literary festival over half-term, using the money it received as the winner of the Independent Bookshop of the Year award at the Bookseller Industry Awards in May. The south London bookshop won a £5,000 prize sponsored by Gardners for winning the award, and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup for September 26

This week marks the launch of a new literary festival in New Jersey and two new bookstores (King City Books in Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Vallejo Bookstore in Vallejo, Calif.). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary festival for Marylebone Daunt

Daunt Books in Marylebone is holding its first literary festival on 27th to 28th March. Authors... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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