BBC reveals festive literary radio line-up

An all star radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Anasi Boys (Headline), a reading of David Attenbourgh's memoirs and a performance of "Scrooge - The Musical" are among the literary highlights from BBC Radio for the festive period. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacaranda reveals #TwentyIn2020 festival line-up

Jacaranda Books has announced the final line-up of speakers for the #TwentyIn2020 Literary Festival, celebrating Black British writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 05:24:01 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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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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Edinburgh International Book Festival line-up revealed

Chelsea Clinton and best-selling author Phillip Pullman are among those taking part in the international event. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RebusFest line-up revealed with Edinburgh Festival to partner

The line up for RebusFest, a weekend of literature, music, art and film in Edinburgh organised by Orion Publishing Group and curated by Ian Rankin, has been revealed, with Edinburgh International Book Festival partnering on the event and Waterstones ready to be the festival's official bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Radio appoints LBA literary agency

BBC Radio has appointed a literary agent for the first time to represent books deriving from its programmes - Luigi Bonomi of LBA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles' summer festival Storybox line-up revealed

Foyles will hold its second summer children’s festival, Storybox, between 23rd July-14th August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh Festival line-up revealed

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2015 has been revealed, with speakers coming from over 55 countries. The festival has an international focus this year, with speakers including American author Marilynne Robinson, Spain’s Jaume Cabré, multi-award winning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury's BBC Books launches BBC Radio partnership

BBC Books, part of Ebury Publishing, has launched an expanded partnership with BBC Radio, giving it exclusive first option on books accompanying series and Sounds podcasts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 17:47:20 UTC ]
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Organisers urged to keep literary festivals hybrid in new campaign

More than 50 signatories, including Bonnier Books UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann and the Society of Authors, have urged literary festival organisers to keep festivals hybrid as part of a new campaign.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’

The Reykjavík International Literary Festival is a biennial player in publishing focused on an immersive exchange of ideas and commentary. The post This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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O'Farrell, Whitehead, Osman and Slimani join Cheltenham Festival line-up

Maggie O'Farrell, Colson Whitehead, Richard Osman and Leila Slimani are among authors confirmed for the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 10:43:33 UTC ]
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England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation

The Cliveden Literary Festival is public-facing and has yet to announce its actual programing for its 2021 edition. The post England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Goodings to present BBC Radio 4 show on Max Perkins

Chair of Virago Lennie Goodings is presenting a radio programme about legendary editor Max Perkins and editor relationships today for BBC Radio 4, with guests including Sarah Churchwell, Emma Paterson, Colm Toibin and Linda Grant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Gaiman's fairytale to be released as digital download

BBC Audio will release the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sleeper and the Spindle as a digital download in January 2021, with an exclusive introduction from the author.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How the Literary World Reinvented the Book Festival in Real Time

As the literary world moved online in 2020, a central question for many organizations was how to manage the annual festivals that gather thousands of readers from around the world. Here, the directors of five festivals—Sara Ortiz of the Believer Festival, Lissette Mendez of the Miami Book Fair,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 09:57:24 UTC ]
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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 07:24:04 UTC ]
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Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for the 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award has been revealed, featuring yet-to-be-published authors from the UK, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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