Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

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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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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Nicholls joins Helquist for 'time-slip adventure' series with Nosy Crow

Children’s author Sally Nicholls and A Series of Unfortunate Events illustrator Brett Helquist are joining forces on a new series with Nosy Crow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Antonia Byatt departs Cheltenham Festivals during job consultations

Cheltenham Festivals is restructuring its business to make cost savings, resulting in job consultations and the departure of literature festival director Antonia Byatt after less than a year in the role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bellos and Shukla amongst international literature showcase line-up

Authors including Alex Bellos, Frances Hardinge and Nikesh Shukla will take part in this year’s International Literature Showcase. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Berlin’s International Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading

More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries have been engaged for the 2016 edition of Internationales Literaturefestival Berlin, which opens September 7. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson September 7 through 17 ith issues in freedom of expression driving much of its... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-29 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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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

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Ali Smith and Max Porter join trade in making cultural case for Remain

Withdrawal from the EU would lead to "suffering" in the creative industries, according to an open letter signed by 220 thought-leaders in the literary world, including 2015 Baileys winner Ali Smith and Granta editor Max Porter, recent winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 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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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

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My Job In 5; Miles Salter, Writer and Director, York Literature festival

I Interviewed Miles about his role heading up York Literature Festival and how he sees the festival expanding.  He also has some great advice for those looking for a job in books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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English PEN launches Modern Literature Festival

English PEN has launched its first ever English PEN Modern Literature Festival which will see UK-based writers present new works in tribute to writers at risk around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Loraine Evans to programme Cheltenham children’s festival

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival has appointed Loraine Evans as its new children and young people’s programme manager.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nicholls, Lupton, Keyes and Andersen Press join refugee fundraising effort

Writers David Nicholls, Rosamund Lupton, Marian Keyes and Francesca Simon and publisher Andersen Press are among the latest to join a fundraising effort to help Syrian refugees. Started by author Patrick Ness yesterday, who pledged to match £10,000 in donations to Save the Children via an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-05 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

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Jaipur Literature Festival to hold US event

The Jaipur Literature Festival is to hold its first ever US event, with writers including Jung Chang and Simon Sebag-Montefiore, later this year. The event will run between 18th and 20th September in Boulder, Colorado, and will be called [email protected] It will feature more than 100 writers,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh Festival line-up revealed

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival’s 2015 has been revealed, with speakers coming from over 55 countries. The festival has an international focus this year, with speakers including American author Marilynne Robinson, Spain’s Jaume Cabré, multi-award winning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jackson joins 'global' book festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will be a "global village" this summer with guests from 55 countries, its director has said. Continue reading at BBC News

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Judy Blume joins YALC line-up

US author Judy Blume is taking part in this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC), which is taking place 17-19th July at Olympia, London. Blume will be interviewed by Patrick Ness on the 18th July to mark 40 years since her coming-of-age novel, Forever, was first published. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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