Ali Smith to guest direct Brighton Festival

Ali Smith will be the Guest Director for the Brighton Festival 2015. The annual multi-arts festival, which celebrates music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film and literature, will take place from 2nd to 24th May 2015. Smith is the seventh guest director, taking on the mantle from the 2014 guest director, choreographer, composer and performer Hofesh Shechter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 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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MCB buys festive trio from Alex T Smith

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought three full-colour gift titles written and illustrated by Alex T Smith. Editorial director Gaby Morgan bought world rights in all languages from Alison Eldred at Arena Illustration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:23:43 UTC ]
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Carmen Giménez Smith will be the next guest for the Life of a Poet

Her new poetry collection, “Be Recorder,” is a bracing examination of America’s promise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-04 16:16:23 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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'Most ambitious' Hay Festival Cartagena to star Adichie, Smith and Sands

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith and Philippe Sands are among the literary heavyweights leading Hay Festival Cartagena 2019's line-up in its "most ambitious year yet". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Festival Guest Turned Away by U.S. Immigration

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, an Australian author and Muslim activist who was slated to speak at the PEN World Voices festival in New York this month, has been deported from the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2017

Ali Smith has been longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017 for the first in her Seasonal four-part series, Autumn (Hamish Hamilton).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franzen guest of honour at Fnac's first festival

The leading French cultural product chain Fnac will hold its first book fair on 2nd-4th September at the Carreaux du Temple in central Paris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith and Max Porter join trade in making cultural case for Remain

Withdrawal from the EU would lead to "suffering" in the creative industries, according to an open letter signed by 220 thought-leaders in the literary world, including 2015 Baileys winner Ali Smith and Granta editor Max Porter, recent winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joe Hill's new direction announced at The Gollancz Festival

Gollancz has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a literary thriller with an anti-apocalyptic streak, The Fireman, in a new direction for horror author Joe Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys book prize

Ali Smith wins the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her time-shifting novel How to be Both. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys Women's Prize

Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton).  Smith was announced as the 20th winner of the £30,000 prize this evening (3rd June) at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, London, hosted by broadcaster, author and DJ Lauren Laverne. Shami... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith: Warwick report 'deeply distressing'

Writer Ali Smith has said the decrease in contact with the arts in state schools, revealed in the Warwick Commission's report yesterday (18th February), is "deeply distressing" and the sign of an education system "going backwards". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin prepares double edition of Ali Smith novel

Penguin imprint Hamish Hamilton is publishing Ali Smith's Man Booker longlisted How To Be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith official Guildford Festival bookseller

W H Smith will be the official bookseller at the 25th Guildford Book Festival. The retailer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black British writers: we're more than just Zadie Smith and Monica Ali | Irenosen Okojie

Our publishing industry seems to champion just one or two black and Asian authors at a time. Lack of diversity is a real problemMonths back I was trudging through the streets of Dalston when I spotted a copy of Simi Bedford's Yoruba Girl Dancing in a charity shop window. It evoked the same... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith on Green Carnation longlist

Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 14:09 Ali Smith, Jeanette Winterson and film director John Waters have all been longlisted for the Green Carnation Prize, now in its second year. The prize, open to all LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) writers celebrates the best of modern gay... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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