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 festival program has appeared to be more successful and respected than the 32-year-old Welsh-born Hay Festival. With its eponymous Hay-on-Wye ... The post Hay Festival’s Difficult Autumn: Two Separate Matters appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Conran awarded Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship

Novelist Alys Conran has been awarded this year’s Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 02:15:04 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 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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Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer’s Award

The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philippe Sands joins Hay Festival board

Author and prominent human rights barrister Philippe Sands QC has joined Hay Festival’s board of directors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record 9,000 turn out for 'most ambitious yet' Hay Festival Winter Weekend

This year's Hay Festival Winter Weekend, featuring writers such as Rose Tremain, Horatio Clare, and Jeanette Winterson, drew record ticket sales of over 9,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Most ambitious' Hay Festival Cartagena to star Adichie, Smith and Sands

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith and Philippe Sands are among the literary heavyweights leading Hay Festival Cartagena 2019's line-up in its "most ambitious year yet". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New forums take Hay Festival to Ayacucho, Peru and Santiago, Chile

Hay Festival is hosting two new events in Latin America: Hay Festival Forum Ayacucho in Peru and Hay Festival Forum Santiago in Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carroll and Wheatle sign up to Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

Children’s and YA authors including Emma Carroll and Alex Wheatle will speak to school pupils in Wales next February as part of Hay Festival’s Scribblers Tour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reports £70m boost to local economy

The economic impact of the Hay Festival on the local area has totalled more than £70m in the past three years, according to research carried out for the event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood, Schlag and Morris to receive Hay Festival Medals

Margaret Atwood, Evelyn Schlag and Jackie Morris have been named the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival Medals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood and Walliams to headline Hay Festival

Margaret Atwood, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson are amongst those headlining the Hay Festival, which is set to respond to the world's “urgent need of empathy”, according to organisers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Godfrey joins Hay Festival board

Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival Archive to British Library; Cengage Fights Counterfeit Course Materials

British Library officials say the Hay Archive comprises its largest acquisition of literary recordings. And Cengage announces new anti-piracy efforts. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival Archive to British Library; Cengage Fights Counterfeit Course Materials appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival bolsters security following Manchester Arena attack

Hay Festival is stepping up its security following the attack on Manchester Arena this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival marks 30 years with book of conversations

The Hay Festival, which opens later this week for its 30th year, is to release a book of Hay Festival Conversations: Thirty Conversations for Thirty Years to mark the anniversary.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival helps to fund town's library in 'short-term fix'

The Hay Festival has agreed to continue to fund part of Hay-on-Wye Library’s operating costs offering a “short-term fix for a long-term problem". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Bernie Sanders joins 30th Hay Festival line-up

US senator Bernie Sanders, Man Booker Prize winner Paul Beatty, veteran director Ken Loach and actress Charlotte Rampling are among the famous names on the line-up for the 30th Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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