Jane Furze to step down from Cheltenham Literature Festival role

Jane Furze is to step down as literature festival director for the Cheltenham Literature Festival after four years in the post. A statement from the board of Cheltenham Festivals said it was announcing the news “sadly”. Furze said she was leaving to “allow myself some time out”. She will step down from the post on 30th September, just ahead of this year's festival, which takes place from 2nd to 11th October. The statement from the board said that she had made a “significant contribution” to the development of the festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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David Nicholls, Ali Smith and Ian McEwan are among the line-up for this year’s the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Librarian wins £10k Cheltenham Literature Festival First Novel competition

A Bristol librarian has won the inaugural Cheltenham Literature Festival First Novel competition with her “clever, pulsing story”, scooping a book deal with Borough Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rushdie, Hollinghurst, Waters headline Cheltenham Literature Festival

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McEwan, Faulks and Hussain to star at Cheltenham Literature Festival

High profile and prize-winning authors including Ian McEwan, Jonathan Safran Foer, Sebastian Faulks and children's author Jacqueline Wilson, have been unveiled for The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can Words Help Heal a Fractured Nation?: A Visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival

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Orion consultant publisher and Gollancz chair Malcolm Edwards is stepping down from his roles after first joining the SFF imprint 43 years ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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