Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 22:26:58 UTC ]
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Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Coalition festival goes free after lockdown announcement

Access to the three-day online Creative Coalition festival is being made available free to everyone following the announcement of a fresh lockdown for England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 16:09:58 UTC ]
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Hay Festival’s Difficult Autumn: Two Separate Matters

In two unresolved cases that have come to light recently, the highly regarded Hay Festival finds itself dealing with sensitive allegations from within its ranks. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Challenging Developments rom many vantage points, no international literary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-29 17:32:33 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its Anniversary ‘Golden Five’ Shortlist

The 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker Prize' will go to one of the five titles shortlisted from five decades of previous winners. The public now is voting to determine which of these books will be most 'golden' of all. The post At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hay Festival Announces Bogotá39-2017 Anthology of Latin American Authors

Ten years after publishing its original edition, the Hay Festival in Colombia announces the authors in the latest Bogotá39 anthology. The post Hay Festival Announces Bogotá39-2017 Anthology of Latin American Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay announces Hay Levels Live

Hay Festival has announced Hay Levels Live, a new initiative offering Sixth Form students the opportunity to quiz distinguished speakers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Huq delivers free school lessons with Piccadilly Press

Bonnier Books UK imprint Piccadilly Press has teamed up with Konnie Huq to celebrate National Teachers’ Day, delivering two free online lessons on 5th October.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yorkshire comic festival launches donation drive for libraries and schools

A comic art festival based in Yorkshire is encouraging the public to donate new and used comic books to its organisation, which will then distribute copies to schools and libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-21 00:12:55 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Neustadt Festival Poster Design Contest Winners

News and Events The first-place winning design in the 2021 Neustadt Lit Fest poster design project by Sydney Sleeper University of Oklahoma students Sydney Sleeper, Andie Trillo and Jamie McCarley have been awarded first, second and third place,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Children's Bookshow announces series of 15 live events this autumn

The Children's Bookshow charity has announced it will be returning to theatres across the country this autumn with a series of 15 live events featuring authors, poets and illustrators, including Michael Rosen and Val Bloom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Reading is Magic Festival expands free access in lockdown

The Reading is Magic Festival will expand its free streaming service to give pupils stuck at home access throughout the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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P.E.I. announces 4 new COVID-19 cases; restrictions on schools, restaurants, shopping

Prince Edward Island has decided that restaurants will be shut to indoor dining, organized sports will be suspended and libraries and gyms will close for at least the next two weeks in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading at CBC

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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panorama Project Names New Project Lead, Announces Free Webinar

The Panorama Project, the OverDrive-funded cross-industry initiative devoted to “data-informed insights on public libraries’ role in the publishing ecosystem” has announced the appointment of Daniel Albohn as the new Project Lead, replacing Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, who has taken a full-time... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 07:41:55 UTC ]
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