Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer to headline virtual Writers' Weekend

Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, will be the keynote speaker at the virtual Writers' Weekend, a four-day conference that will now be live streamed from 9th-12th July.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 23:55:15 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet 'Artemis Fowl' Author Eoin Colfer, Courtesy of Disney

On Thursday, May 30, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. join Disney in the Librarians' Lounge for a chance to meet the author and take home a signed teachers' edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Society of Authors gives £185,000 in grants to writers

The Society of Authors (SoA) had awarded grants totalling £185,000 to writers including Derek Owusu and John Mapanje for their works in progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virtual Author Events Are the Next Big Thing

Booksellers are finding that the format is drawing big audiences—albeit with varying degrees of sales success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waines, Veitch Smith and Watt headline virtual National Crime Reading Month

A J Waines, Fiona Veitch Smith and Holly Watt will feature in this year's National Crime Reading Month, which is now online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virtual author events continue to roll in

In the weeks since coronavirus took over and everyone went into lockdown, The Bookseller's events site BookGig has seen an influx of virtual event listings.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Artemis Fowl film gets premiere date on Disney+

The Artemis Fowl family adventure film, based on Eoin Colfer's books, was supposed to premiere in UK theatres in May, but has been moved online amid the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Killing Eve writer Jennings joins Big Book Weekend

Luke Jennings, author of the Villanelle series (John Murray), and Adam Kucharski, author of The Rules of Contagion (Wellcome Collection), are among the names joining The Big Book Weekend virtual festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Finds Writers Are Losing Significant Income

A survey by the Authors Guild of its members found a majority of authors had already lost significant income due to the ongoing pandemic, led by lost fees from appearances and writing opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author Anna James launches virtual bookclub

Pages & Co author Anna James has created an online and interactive middle-grade book club called The Bookwanderers Club, supported by her publisher HarperCollins Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon to hold virtual festival for authors

Avon is putting on a virtual festival to showcase its authors during the Covid-19 crackdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Judy Blume to Headline BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

ReedPop announced the author lineup for BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, May 29, at the Javits Center in New York City, and hosted and moderated by renowned children's author Judy Blume. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saga writer Glenda Young strikes three-book deal with Headline

Headline has signed three “compelling” new novels from saga writer Glenda Young. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors pull out of Bradford writers festival in counter-extremism funding row

A number of writers have pulled out of Bradford festival in protest over funding from a government counter-extremism programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Headline snaps up 'powerful and provocative' novel from US author Fowler

Headline has snapped up a "powerful and provocative" novel about warring families from US author Therese Anne Fowler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Eoin Colfer Keeps It All in the Family

In 2001, Eoin Colfer introduced criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl to young readers, who were thrilled to make his acquaintance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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