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'

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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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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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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jaipur Literature Festival Announces ‘JLF at New York’ in September

Scheduling a two-day stop in New York City, the Teamwork Arts Jaipur Literature Festival also is scheduled for stints in September in Houston and Boulder. In New York, it's sponsored by the Asia Society. The post Jaipur Literature Festival Announces ‘JLF at New York’ in September appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids

The Cheltenham Literary Festival—the UK's oldest literary festival—announces its 2018 educational programming  aimed at children and school groups. The main festival runs October 5 to 14. The post Cheltenham Literary Festival 2018 Announces Its Educational Program for Kids appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel and Ishiguro among stars at Man Booker 50th anniversary festival

A “star-studded” line up for the announcement of the Golden Man Booker prize, including authors such as Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as special BBC broadcasts and seven publishing masterclasses will be among the events featured in the Man Booker’s 50th anniversary festival in July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Istanbul Festival Names 2018 Fellows; Beijing Announces Children’s Book Fair

In the ITEF program's eighth year, 19 professional fellows will meet with players in the Turkish publishing industry. And BIBF is to open its own dedicated children's book fair in Beijing. The post Istanbul Festival Names 2018 Fellows; Beijing Announces Children’s Book Fair appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olusoga, O’ Farrell and Shukla to appear at Bath Festival

David Olusoga, Maggie O’ Farrell and Nikesh Shukla are some of the authors on the line-up for the Bath Festival 2018, curated by artistic directors Alex Clark, David Jones and James Waters for its 70th anniversary year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 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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International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors

Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children's literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists. The post International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edtech: Russian Publisher Prosveshcheniye Announces a Digital Educational Platform

In a bid to build a comprehensive digital educational content platform for Russia, the publisher Prosveshcheniye creates a partnership with Yandex. The post Edtech: Russian Publisher Prosveshcheniye Announces a Digital Educational Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-23 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

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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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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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At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers

Working with UNESCO's European Capital of Culture program for Denmark this autumn, Hay Festival plans a new children's literature festival for October. The post At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christopher Bone appointed Hay Festival publicity director

Christopher Bone, formerly senior communications manager at FMcM Associates, has been appointed to the new role of publicity director for Hay Festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IAB Announces Schedule for 2017 Digital Video NewFronts

Get your calendars ready to start planning for the sixth annual Digital Content NewFronts. The Interactive Advertising Bureau today announced the programming schedule for the event, which takes place in New York from May 1-12. Participants range from publishing stalwarts like The New York... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Dawkins, McBride and Atwood star at Southbank Literature Festival

Richard Dawkins, Eimear McBride and Margaret Atwood are among the names featuring at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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