McEwan, Maitlis and Rees-Mogg join Cliveden Literary Festival line-up

Novelist Ian McEwan, BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis and Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg are among the authors on this year's Cliveden Literary Festival line-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 13:12:57 UTC ]
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New Literary Festival Coming to the Twin Cities

The Minneapolis-based literary nonprofit the Loft has announced that it's sponsoring a new annual literary festival, Wordplay. The inaugural two-day event is set for May 11-12, 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 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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McDermid and Horowitz join Noirwich Crime Fest's 'killer' line-up

Val McDermid, Anthony Horowitz and Martina Cole have been confirmed on the killer line-up for the fourth Noirwich Crime Writing Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival unveils Brave New Words line-up

The Edinburgh International Book Festival today (13th June) launched its 2017 programme, boasting a line-up including Ian Rankin, Zadie Smith and Roxane Gay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacob Rees-Mogg pens popular history book

Ebury imprint WH Allen has acquired a popular history book on the Victorians by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RebusFest line-up revealed with Edinburgh Festival to partner

The line up for RebusFest, a weekend of literature, music, art and film in Edinburgh organised by Orion Publishing Group and curated by Ian Rankin, has been revealed, with Edinburgh International Book Festival partnering on the event and Waterstones ready to be the festival's official bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jaipur Literary Festival Opens in Colorado

The festival, which launched in India, returns to Boulder, Colo., for the second time, on September 23. It will offer, over the course of three days, events focused on marginalized voices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheltenham Festival to star McEwan, Shriver and Safran Foer

Ian McEwan, Lionel Shriver and Jonathan Safran Foer are among the prize-winning novelists confirmed for the 67th The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, after the final line-up was formally announced today (13th August). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Clark joins Bath Festivals

Bath Festivals has appointed Alex Clark as artistic director of words and literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foer and McBride lined up for Edinburgh Festival

Jonathan Safran Foer, Philippa Gregory and Eimear McBride are to participate in this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival which "in a world of global uncertainty and shifting influence” intends to “explore the power of the human mind to imagine a better world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A literary festival is an obvious choice'

Emerald Street's Anna Fielding on why a literary festival is a logical event for an email newsletter to hold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles' summer festival Storybox line-up revealed

Foyles will hold its second summer children’s festival, Storybox, between 23rd July-14th August. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calvin Literary Festival Recap: Celebrating 25 Years, A New Director

More than 2,000 readers and writers attended the Calvin College Festival of Faith & Writing in Grand Rapids, Mich. to celebrate religious expression in literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Private Donor Funds Calvin College Literary Festival

A donation from longtime Zondervan editor Bob Hudson will keep the doors open at The Calvin College Festival of Faith & Writing, which was nearly shuttered this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nairobi’s Kwani? Literary Festival Showcases “Afropolitanism”

Novelists Nurrudin Farah and Taiye Selasi stole the show at the the fifth biennial Kwani? Litfest in Nairobi, Kenya earlier this month. The post Nairobi’s Kwani? Literary Festival Showcases “Afropolitanism” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe Writers Battle Disinterest With Literary Festival

Writers in Zimbabwe have created a traveling book fair and are marshaling social media to build direct bonds with impoverished readers. The post Zimbabwe Writers Battle Disinterest With Literary Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hong Kong Literary Festival Underscores Cross-Cultural Connections

The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West. The post Hong Kong Literary Festival Underscores Cross-Cultural Connections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love

A sunny, blustery day gave Brooklyn a chance to show off its literary chops, with A-list panelists and celebs discussing the writing life and craft. The post At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Storytellers From ‘The Moth’ Join Jemas and Double Take for ‘Living Dead’ Line

Mix one maverick comics publisher, a horror movie classic, a renowned video game company and some of the best oral storytellers from NPR’s popular The Moth Radio Hour and you have a pretty unusual mix for a new line of comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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