Exposing festival fees

A number of high-profile authors have voiced dissent against low-pay or no-pay literary festivals, arguing exposure is not enough. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust increases festival fee to promote author 'fairness'

Scottish Book Trust is to increase the money paid to authors participating in its Live Literature programme to £175 out of a belief that writers, storytellers and illustrators “should be paid fairly for the important work that they do”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book festivals are worth far more than fees | Claire Armitstead

Writers, championed by Philip Pullman, may object to attending literary gatherings for free. But the events help to sustain a reading culturePhilip Pullman became cheerleader for a growing band of refuseniks last week when he resigned as president of the Oxford literary festival because it... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors demand festival appearance fees

Authors should be paid for festival appearances, writers have told The Bookseller, because “authors are professional and deserve professional treatment”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-17 06:32:50 UTC ]
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At this reading festival, kids pick the winners and authors are rock stars

The Forest of Reading book festival in Ontario, where kids pick the winning authors, is more important than ever during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-13 18:23:27 UTC ]
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Hay Festival Digital 2021

From 26 May to 6 June, more than 200 acclaimed writers, historians, poets and pioneers will appear at Hay Festival 2021, broadcasting for free online.The British Council is supporting a series of six events at the festival, including the opening gala event ‘A Night of Hope’, featuring HRH The... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2021-05-10 13:40:55 UTC ]
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International Booker and Edinburgh Book Festival Announce RSC Program

Following readings for the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Royal Shakespeare actors will be seen in the International Booker ceremony. The post International Booker and Edinburgh Book Festival Announce RSC Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-28 17:41:34 UTC ]
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Finding 'value in the valley': YA authors at a Festival panel on Black life and self-love

At a Times Book Festival panel on Black YA fiction, Dean Atta, Morgan Parker, Yusef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi discussed stories of teens making it through. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-18 01:13:11 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 12:00:30 UTC ]
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Here's the complete list of virtual panels for the 2021 Festival of Books

Panelists will include Zooey Deschanel, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Don Lemon, Lulu Miller, Walter Mosley, Deesha Philyaw and Meena Harris. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-12 17:34:31 UTC ]
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‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with reliance on open programmatic market and first-party data weakness

Most digital publishers connect to Google’s ad tech in some way, but those reliant on open programmatic ad exchanges, and without robust first-party data solutions, could be hurt by Google's data decisions. The post ‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-03-08 05:01:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:24:31 UTC ]
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Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. Here's what's worked, what hasn't, and what the future might hold for them. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:38:02 UTC ]
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Physical events to return at Theakston crime writing festival

Organisers of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have confirmed live events will go ahead later this year, after the government unveiled its roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 01:25:47 UTC ]
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Canadian libraries increasingly scrapping late fees to boost access to services

Long considered a tool to encourage patrons to return materials on time, in the past few years hundreds of public libraries have decided late fees do more harm than good by keeping away low-income and disadvantaged readers.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-21 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Two authors expose the deceptive, self-aggrandizing absurdity of online life

Lauren Oyler’s “Fake Accounts” and Patricia Lockwood’s “No One Is Talking About This” critique our Internet-attenuated lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Exposing Audiblegate

A few months ago, the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi)’s watchdog desk, which which monitors the self-publishing sector, rates the best and worst ser Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 23:23:58 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival switches venue for August event

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will run from 14th to 30th August at a new location: the Edinburgh College of Art. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-27 10:17:35 UTC ]
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