Malorie Blackman to boycott US literature festivals after Trump travel policy

Former children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed to boycott literature festivals and events in the US while Donald Trump's "travel ban" policy - barring refugees and arrivals from predominantly Muslim countries - is in place. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jaipur Literature Festival travels to Belfast

The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is coming to Belfast this June, in the event’s latest edition to hit cities outside of India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Green launches food and farming literature festival with FarmED

Independent press Chelsea Green Publishing is partnering with not-for-profit organisation FarmED to launch a food and farming literature festival, in what is said to be a first for the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 10:10:30 UTC ]
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Shafak and Evaristo to headline Manchester Literature Festival

Elif Shafak and Bernardine Evaristo are among a roster of authors confirmed for the Manchester Literature Festival 2021, which is taking place as an in-person event in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 17:41:52 UTC ]
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Balls, Evaristo and Rani to headline Ilkley Literature Festival

Ed Balls, Bernardine Evaristo and Anita Rani will headline the Ilkley Literature Festival this October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 01:03:49 UTC ]
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England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition

The third staging of the Desiblitz Literature Festival in Birmingham will feature both published authors and workshop programming. The post England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-09 19:04:35 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

[ World Literature Today | 2021-07-21 14:32:49 UTC ]
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Dapo Adeola | '[Malorie Blackman] is like the aunt I didn’t even know I had'

"She is literally my favourite person in the whole of children’s publishing.” Dapo Adeola is talking about Malorie Blackman, his co-creator on new picture book We’re Going to Find the Monster (published by Puffin in September). His editor Joe Marriott approached Adeola about the project in 2018,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 23:17:19 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'I can only hope that my books encourage further debate and discussion'

This August, former Waterstones children's laureate Malorie Blackman will release the conclusion to her Noughts & Crosses series, Endgame (Penguin Random House Children’s UK). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-29 00:40:24 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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Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 04:31:56 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Loud Black Girls panel to feature at first Streatham Literature Festival

The inaugural Streatham Arts Festival is to be headlined by a panel event, featuring contributors to 2020 anthology Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls in conversation with Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 17:13:34 UTC ]
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Trump’s GOP: a “post-policy party”

Steve Benen argues that the GOP was sliding into atrophy long before Trump came along. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Words Help Heal a Fractured Nation?: A Visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival

THREE MUSLIM GIRLS — two sisters and their cousin — stood in the sunshine on the grounds of the Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, where the world’s largest literary festival took place over five days in late January. All around them, young people streamed into the sprawling compound, before a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-14 17:00:42 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival cancelled

Bradford Literature Festival, originally scheduled for 26th June-5th July, has been cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 15:04:29 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'

Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:55:38 UTC ]
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Row as Barnes Children's Literature Festival chooses Waterstones as official bookseller

An indie bookshop which was the official bookseller of the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival has been replaced by organisers in favour of Waterstones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:02:58 UTC ]
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An inside look at Trump’s foreign policy: ‘This is literally insane’

Peter Bergen’s tale of the generals who served in Trump’s White House raises critical questions about civil-military relations. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-10 22:32:38 UTC ]
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US libraries boycott Macmillan over e-book policy change

A group of US libraries plan to boycott Macmillan over its controversial new e-book lending policy, suspending purchases of digital copies from the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 03:15:48 UTC ]
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