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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Arvon appoints Long as first virtual writer in residence

Creative writing charity Arvon has appointed Rachel Long as its first virtual writer in residence for its online programme, Arvon at Home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rise of 'hybrid authors' as writers buy back their rights

The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jerome headlines virtual Publishing for Everyone conference

Bath Spa University and the Society of Young Publishers South West are hosting the virtual Publishing for Everyone conference on Saturday (15th May) featuring agent Natalie Jerome’s insights on building a career outside London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Rise of Virtual Foreign Author Tours

The shift to virtual author events during the pandemic has prompted booksellers and publishers to put together events for overseas authors who would not traditionally tour the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colfer's new Fowl Twins instalment scooped by HCCB

HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped the third instalment of Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl companion series The Fowl Twins in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author J J Bola and agency Pontas launch prize for under-represented writers

The Pontas Literary & Film Agency and author J J Bola are partnering to create a mentoring prize for unagented, unpublished, under-represented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bellos and Lyttleton to headline NLT's Where's Wally? Weekender

Authors Ben Lyttleton and Alex Bellos are to headline the National Literacy Trust’s annual Where’s Wally? fun run, to be held virtually for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA author James launches The Climate Fiction Writers League

Author Lauren James has established The Climate Fiction Writers League, a group of over 50 international published authors writing about climate change.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

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Authors of colour made up 19.6% of YA writers in 2019

Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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