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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Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more blows in the wake of the coronavirus crises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 07:50:07 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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Coronavirus forces National Book Festival to shift to online-only format this year

The Library of Congress’s annual event usually draws hundreds of thousands of attendees. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 15:10:21 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 goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 08:47:04 UTC ]
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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 09:16:58 UTC ]
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What China’s Literary Community is Reading During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I had a fight with my mother the other day. In the past we had argued on many things but never politics, because we’d seldom talked about it. The video call, which started with her asking me about the outbreak in the US, ended up opening my eyes to the chasm between me and the […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-17 08:49:21 UTC ]
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Here’s a list of international literary events canceled over coronavirus concerns.

We’re keeping track of the book fairs and other events that have been canceled or rescheduled as coronavirus spreads around the globe. Check back here for updates. Taipei International Book Exhibition (Taipei, Taiwan, Feb. 4-9): Rescheduled for May 7-12 Leipzig Book Fair (Leipzig, Germany, March... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-03 18:16:03 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone

From near the heart of the Italian crisis, a publishing icon withdraws GeMS from London Book Fair and calls rights centers a "nightmare of epidemiologists.' The post Coronavirus: Milan’s Stefano Mauri to World Book Fairs and Festivals: Postpone appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-02 18:15:43 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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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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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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Miliband, Lawson and Laverne to headline Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Ed Miliband, Nigella Lawson and Lauren Laverne are among the headliners for this year's Stoke Newington Literary Festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-20 21:10:12 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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New Agency for African MG and YA Fiction: Accord Literary

A Ghana-UK cooperation to support African writers led to the launch of a new literary agency for African middle-grade and teen fiction: Accord Literary. The post New Agency for African MG and YA Fiction: Accord Literary appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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