Canada's Top Lit Fest Announces Author Line-up

The International Festival of Authors, which returns to the Toronto Harbourfront Center this October 19-29, will feature over 60 fiction writers and poets including Canadian authors Barbara Gowdy and Frances Itani. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #international festival

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Canada's Top Lit Fest Announces Author Line-up'


YA Author Margarita Engle to Speak at Neustadt LIT Fest

News and Events WLT Margarita Engle will deliver the keynote address for the Neustadt Lit Fest at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. The event is free and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-01 19:25:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american author #positive impact


Murray and Kay on Scot Lit Fest virtual line-up

Judy Murray, Scottish tennis coach and mother to tennis stars Jamie and Andy Murray, will be joining the Saltire Society’s virtual book festival Scot Lit Fest in the weekend after this year's Wimbledon tournament. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #saltire society #andy murray #judy murray


Oxford Lit Fest u-turns on author payment

The Oxford Literary Festival has changed its mind over paying authors to appear at the event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #paying authors


Bestselling Authors Unveil New Lit Fest: Nola StoryCon

Five bestselling authors have banded together to launch their own literary conference, StoryCon, with the first iteration set to take place in New Orleans next fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary conference #bestselling authors


Chip Lit Fest remunerates author hours

Chipping Norton Literary Festival will pay the authors who appeared at this year’s event just under £100 per hour of work as part of its new profit share scheme. The festival, which was first held in 2012, previously paid authors their accommodation, subsistence and travel expenses, but not an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #travel expenses


WBD announces teen fest line-up

Children’s laureate Malorie Blackman and most of the YA Book Prize shortlisted writers are taking part an online event for teenagers, organised by World Book Day (WBD). For WBD TeenFest, which will take place on the 4th and 5th March between 6 and 8pm, WBD will host interviews with YA authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #malorie blackman #short films #google hangout #ya authors #5th march #4th march


Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York

US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored 'VIDA: Women in Literary Arts' with its most prestigious award. The post Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #prestigious award #literary arts #york appeared


Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK—Folio:, the publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer recognition, has opened the call for nominations for the 2020 Top Women in Media Awards. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-28 21:07:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #women in media #martha stewart #bonnie kintzer #alison overholt #content director


Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #e-book ranking #e-book


LéaLA, the Latino Los Angeles Lit Fest, Returns

After a four-year absence, the free literary festival will be back in Los Angeles in October with 40 leading Latin-American writers and artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary festival


India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour

The Jaipur Literary Festival has New York City, Houston, and Boulder on its itinerary, having been to London and Belfast earlier this summer. The post India’s Jaipur Literary Fest Announces New York Stop on International Tour appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-19 06:30:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary festival #post india


Vouching for Lit Fest Vouchers

An assistant professor of publishing says vouchers are the best way for literary festivals to sell books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sell books #literary festivals


Finalists, Achievement Winners Announced for 2019 Triangle Lit Awards

Finalists for the 31st annual Triangle Awards, which honors the best LGBTQ literary works published in 2018, have been announced by the Publishing Triangle, the LGBTQ publishing organization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


PW's Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2018

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2018 to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #favorite books


World Book Day announces 2019 tour line-up

Holly Smale, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Tom Fletcher and Onjali Q. Raúf are among the line-up for next year’s World Book Day live tour, which has been organised around National Literacy Trust hubs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #tom fletcher #holly smale


Activist Author Takes Over at Top Mexican Publisher

Author Pablo Ignacio Taibo II has taken over as director of Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico’s large state-owned publishing house. He is seen as a political radical and a controversial choice to lead the publisher Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #controversial choice


UAE's insistence on Hedges' guilt sustains Emirates Lit Fest boycott

Jailed academic Matthew Hedges, whose life sentence for spying provoked the withdrawal of several authors from Dubai's Emirates Festival of Literature, has been pardoned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #life sentence


Scottish Book Trust announces author residencies

Authors Gerry Cambridge and Linda Strachan are part of a group of nine authors who will work with schools in Scotland as part of Live Literature School Residencies Programme, organised by Scottish Book Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Canada’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Announces VR Partnership for ‘Inanimate Alice’

A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media. The post Canada’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Announces VR Partnership for ‘Inanimate Alice’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #encourage literacy #post canada