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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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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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Bradford Literature Festival cancelled

Bradford Literature Festival, originally scheduled for 26th June-5th July, has been cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 15:04:29 UTC ]
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Comma Press awarded £50k from Greater Manchester Culture Fund

Independent publisher Comma Press and Manchester Literature Festival have been awarded grants from the Greater Manchester Culture Fund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:22:17 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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Emily Maitlis: journalists in 'weird position' of hearing

Presenter tells of politicians who admit they don’t believe their own replies and others who shut down debate in three wordsGetting a straight answer from politicians in 2019 has become noticeably and increasingly difficult, the Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has said.The TV journalist was at... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 19:23:23 UTC ]
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Smyth and Lindqvist join Bath Festivals

Janet Smyth and Fritha Lindqvist have joined Bath Festivals to undertake the programming of Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 09:34:02 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

David Nicholls, Ali Smith and Ian McEwan are among the line-up for this year’s the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 05:28:19 UTC ]
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Bath Children’s Literature Festival gears up for biggest year to date

David Walliams, Philip Pullman and Children’s Laureate Lauren Child are just some of the authors and illustrators lined up to take part in this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which is gearing up to be the event’s best year yet, according to artistic director John McLay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New children’s literature festival comes to Skipton

Trevor Wilson, director of Authors Abroad, is launching a children’s literature festival in Yorkshire to “address the north-south gap”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers

Working with UNESCO's European Capital of Culture program for Denmark this autumn, Hay Festival plans a new children's literature festival for October. The post At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mr B’s hires Stewart as illustrator in residence

Independent bookshop Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights in Bath is engaging Lizzy Stewart as an ‘illustrator in residence’ during this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams and Blackman to appear at Bath festival

David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Axel Scheffler are some of the authors and illustrators appearing at this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Revival of Odessa as a Center for International Literature

A new literature festival in Odessa on the Black Se , featuring Ukrainians and Russians together, underscored the role literature plays in civil discourse. The post The Revival of Odessa as a Center for International Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian launches children’s book festival

The Guardian is organising a children’s literature festival – a free one-day event in London on 29th August, featuring authors such as Sarah McIntyre, Philip Reeve and Paul Strickland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smyth leaves Cheltenham festival

Sarah Smyth has stepped down from her role as artistic director of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival.   Smyth joined Cheltenham Literature Festival as Festival organiser in 1995 and was promoted to Festival director ahead of the Festival’s 50th anniversary in 1999.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why you should ignore the superlatives on book jackets

Cover blurbs aren't reviews, they're advertisements that offer no space for balanced, nuanced positivityRecently I was at a literature festival, being interviewed by a man who hadn't had the chance to read my novel. It was fine. These things happen and we muddle through.Unable to draw upon the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google to support new festival Word Up!

Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 15:20 Google is to support a new family arts and literature festival, which is taking place during autumn half term in London. The internet giant will make 300 tickets to main theatre events at Word Up! available to low-income families referred to organisers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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