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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How I Hustled Hundreds of Dollars of Free Tacos for the Literary World

Taco Bell Quarterly is the literary magazine for Taco Bell-inspired literature. When I started it, I had heard the jokes about the looming cease and desist that Taco Bell would eventually banhammer down upon me. Rebellious and having no working knowledge of copyright laws, my motto was RIDE OR... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-19 08:49:11 UTC ]
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Puffin dreams big with week-long online festival

Puffin is launching a seven-day online festival in partnership with Waterstones on 8th June, The Festival of Big Dreams, featuring a range of its authors and illustrators including Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 04:40:29 UTC ]
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Wigtown Book Festival to be held online

This year's Wigtown Book Festival will now be held online due to the pandemic, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 02:24:56 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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Time for Nerd Jeopardy! (A Literary Trivia Game Show)

Ryan Chapman hosts Nerd Jeopardy, the online literary game show. Tonight Ryan is joined by Kristen Arnett, author of Mostly Dead Things, and Katie Whittemore, translator of Sara Mesa’s Four by Four. This week’s indie bookstore spotlight is on Magers & Quinn. Sign up for next week, May 20,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 15:43:54 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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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering a '360-degree view of the potential, Italy's agents are organizing during the 'critical situation' imposed by COVID-19. The post Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italy’s Literary Agents Form ADALI, Their First Association

Offering what they call their ‘360-degree view of the potential as well as the shortcomings of the publishing industry,’ Italy’s literary agents are organizing during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘For a New Start After the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-11 03:29:40 UTC ]
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Hay Festival Digital

Hay Festival Digital will feature performances, discussions, and interactive Q&As with over 100 of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers. It will stream online from 22 – 31 May 2020.The opening gala, produced by Hay Festivals in association with the British Council, and AHRC, celebrates... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-06 14:45:31 UTC ]
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How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:32:17 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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Faber print sales down by a third but digital growing, says c.e.o

Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 22:58:09 UTC ]
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The Need For Digital Content Grows, But Will It Be Enough to Save News Outlets?

Readers have spent much of the last decade eschewing digital subscriptions to their local newspaper, staying on the free side Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-05 07:00:33 UTC ]
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More Reasons to Move to New Zealand: A Literary Guide

Outside of New Zealand and “world literature” classrooms, New Zealand literature is not widely known. Aside from a few big-name writers of the earlier 20th century (think Katherine Mansfield) and a handful of international literary award winners (such as Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton), the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-29 08:49:21 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival cancelled

This year's Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 02:03:17 UTC ]
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Ross MacKenzie | 'publishers north of the border seem to be growing in confidence'

Ten years after his award-winning début burst onto the scene, Ross MacKenzie looks back on how his writing, and the Scottish children’s scene, has grown Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 13:33:13 UTC ]
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Publishers and Literary Organizations Seek Donations to Survive

Cinco Puntos Press launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $250,000, as did Small Press Distribution, which is seeking $100,000. Lambda Literary, the LGBTQ-focused group, is asking for $175,000 to survive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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Meet the artist behind your new favorite literary Instagram account.

These days, everything feels a little bit bleaker than usual. But one thing that genuinely made me smile as I was panic scrolling last week? The clever designs of Read Books, Serve Looks, otherwise known as Thom Stead (Instagram bio: “quarantined gay serving book inspired looks”), who recreates... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 16:30:31 UTC ]
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Essence Cancels 2020 Festival Over Public Health Concerns

Essence has canceled its annual music and culture festival amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the magazine announced Wednesday, setting aside earlier plans to postpone the July 4th weekend event for the fall. Organizers initially announced on March 27 that alternate dates later in the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-16 16:27:37 UTC ]
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