Barnsley launches The Brideshead Festival

To mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of Evelyn Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited (Penguin), the newly unveiled The Brideshead Festival will "celebrate and interrogate the ongoing appeal of this seminal novel and its screen adaptations", masterminded by former HarperCollins c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 23:13:15 UTC ]
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Barnsley revisits old territory as Castle Howard launches Brideshead Festival

The Fourth Estate founder and former HarperCollins chief reveals plans for a June festival based around Evelyn Waugh’s iconic novel, and reflects on the evolution of the book business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Own It! to launch arts festival

Own It! is launching a week-long online arts festival, featuring live readings, conversations and workshops from authors and artists it publishes and represents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Capital Crime launches digital festival

Capital Crime has launched a digital festival to showcase crime and thriller writers and offer readers the opportunity to connect with authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inaugural Paisley Book Festival to launch next year

Paisley will host its first ever book festival in February 2020, honouring the "brilliant political thinkers and creatives that have long been associated with the area", say organisers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lucy Cavendish College launches one-day writing festival

Lucy Cavendish College, part of the University of Cambridge and the organiser of the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize, is launching a festival for aspiring authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First Scottish SFF literary festival to launch next summer

A new book festival for fans of fantasy, science fiction and horror is launching in Edinburgh next summer featuring authors including Scottish sci-fi writer Ken MacLeod and The Bone Season's Samantha Shannon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Capital Crime to launch online festival

Capital Crime, Adam Hamdy and David Headley's new London-based crime and thriller festival, is launching a new initiative: Capital Crime Digital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shin launches Ignota Books and feminist festival

Narratives exploring new developments in currency, as well as fresh takes on the occult, form the backbone of a new list which purports to challenge dominant narratives around wealth, culture and gender. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh Festival launches first 'Publishing Salon'

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Festival America launches in London

A festival celebrating contemporary writing from the Americas is to launch in the UK for the first time this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library in April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S launches competition with Darley Anderson and Bradford Literature Festival

Simon & Schuster UK has launched a competition with the Darley Anderson Literary Agency and Bradford Literature Festival to find the next bestselling commercial fiction author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lancashire university launches northern YA festival

The University of Central Lancashire’s publishing department is launching the Northern YA Literary Festival featuring speakers such as Holly Black, Samantha Shannon and Annabel Pitcher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst launches book festival and awards

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Ledbury Poetry Festival launches BAME critic mentorship

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