Miliband, Lawson and Laverne to headline Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Ed Miliband, Nigella Lawson and Lauren Laverne are among the headliners for this year's Stoke Newington Literary Festival.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-20 21:10:12 UTC ]
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How the Literary World Reinvented the Book Festival in Real Time

As the literary world moved online in 2020, a central question for many organizations was how to manage the annual festivals that gather thousands of readers from around the world. Here, the directors of five festivals—Sara Ortiz of the Believer Festival, Lissette Mendez of the Miami Book Fair,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 09:57:24 UTC ]
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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 07:24:04 UTC ]
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Norton, Trollope and Hussain join Henley Literary Festival

Graham Norton, Joanna Trollope and Nadiya Hussain are among the speakers joining Henley Literary Festival's online event this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 01:02:31 UTC ]
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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
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Sissay, Rankin and Anam to headline Bradford digital festival

Lemn Sissay, Ian Rankin and Tahmima Anam are to lead Bradford Literature Festival, as this year's digital edition releases new events on a daily basis to re-create the festival environment.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 17:10:34 UTC ]
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An African Literary Festival for the Age of Coronavirus

Book events worldwide are on hold, but Afrolit Sans Frontieres uses social media to host frank discussions around writing, creativity, sex and violence. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-14 14:18:46 UTC ]
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Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more blows in the wake of the coronavirus crises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 07:50:07 UTC ]
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McDermid and Phillips to headline Essex Book Festival

​Crime author Val McDermid and Labour MP Jess Phillips will headline this year's Essex Book Festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 04:47:57 UTC ]
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A Unique Literary Festival Grows

Grand Marais, Minn., held its third North Shore Readers & Writers Festival early last month, attracting literary types from across the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf and Sandi Toksvig to headline Women of the World Festival

Naomi Wolf, Shazia Mirza, Scarlett Curtis, Sandi Toksvig and Mary Robinson will headline the 10th Women of the World (WOW) Festival in London in March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 02:55:25 UTC ]
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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge and Emre join line-up for feminist literary festival

More than 30 publishers will join authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge and Merve Emre at the New Suns feminist literary festival at the Barbican next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-15 18:11:32 UTC ]
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Gollancz Festival returns with headliner Garth Nix

Gollancz Festival is teaming up with Foyles for its fifth anniversary event in October, featuring headliner Garth Nix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 10:16:06 UTC ]
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Behold a new literary festival in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley!

With robust programming already this year, 1455 (previously Virginia Center for Literary Arts, or VCLA) continues to establish the Shenandoah Valley as a hotbed of creativity and community. After the success of 1455’s monthly Author Series at Handley Library and a number of workshops at both... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-17 14:19:45 UTC ]
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Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to a £15,000 Arts Council England (ACE) grant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 08:55:07 UTC ]
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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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A Different Kind of Literary Festival

PEN World Voices marks 15 years of hosting literary events with a human rights focus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New literary festival feeds growing appetite for all-female cultural events

Sandi Toksvig and Helen Lederer lead the drive to tackle gender inequality in the artsFrom this month’s Women of the World gathering on London’s South Bank to many smaller bespoke festivals and competitions, the demand for public events and festivals centred on the female experience is growing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Koomson headlines PRH's Becoming festival

Novelist Dorothy Koomson is joining Slay in Your Lane authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to headline at the three-day BGF x Becoming Festival in London next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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