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 ]
News tagged with: #david olusoga #bath festival

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Olusoga, O’ Farrell and Shukla to appear at Bath Festival'


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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #novelists #margaret atwood


Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book festival #crime writers #fun lovin #nikesh shukla


Smyth and Lindqvist join Bath Festivals

Janet Smyth and Fritha Lindqvist have joined Bath Festivals to undertake the programming of Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 09:34:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literature festival #bath children


Bath Children’s Literature Festival gears up for biggest year to date

David Walliams, Philip Pullman and Children’s Laureate Lauren Child are just some of the authors and illustrators lined up to take part in this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival, which is gearing up to be the event’s best year yet, according to artistic director John McLay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literature festival #philip pullman #david walliams #bath children #biggest year


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #artistic director


Walliams and Blackman to appear at Bath festival

David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Axel Scheffler are some of the authors and illustrators appearing at this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literature festival #bath children #axel scheffler #bath festival #malorie blackman #david walliams


Bath children’s festival line-up announced

Lauren Child, Michael Morpurgo and Benjamin Zephaniah are some of the big-name authors appearing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #authors appearing #benjamin zephaniah #michael morpurgo #lauren child #bath children


Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #international book #book festival #anthology #mariam khan #cult classic #harriet williams


Reading is Magic Festival expands free access in lockdown

The Reading is Magic Festival will expand its free streaming service to give pupils stuck at home access throughout the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 17:37:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magic festival


'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

Drinking sherry, bingeing Downton Abbey ... how authors keep up the spirit of the season, even when writing during heatwaves and a nightmarish ChristmasChristmas novels are not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens sold out of his first print run of A Christmas Carol in days in December 1843, while... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 15:22:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #independent publisher #wonderful time #allison busby #print run


Jacaranda reveals #TwentyIn2020 festival line-up

Jacaranda Books has announced the final line-up of speakers for the #TwentyIn2020 Literary Festival, celebrating Black British writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 05:24:01 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


S&S scoops Ben Miller's 'festive gem'

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired Diary of A Christmas Elf from children’s author and actor Ben Miller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 20:57:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #schuster


Shukla launches first podcast ahead of Bluebird memoir

Nikesh Shukla is launching his first podcast series “Brown Baby” in January 2021 in partnership with Acast, ahead of his forthcoming memoir of the same name. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 12:07:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #forthcoming memoir #nikesh shukla


Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 17:20:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Will Dutch library ban on 'Black Pete' books spell end for 'racist' festive tradition?

The portrayal of Santa’s Moor servant ‘Zwarte Piet’ is widely seen as offensive. Protesters applaud the decision to remove the character from children’s books Public libraries across the Netherlands are removing from the shelves children’s books depicting a black-faced Zwarte Piet, a side-kick... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-15 10:10:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #public libraries #early december #white people #latest sign


O'Farrell, McAnulty, Turton win at Books Are My Bag awards

Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet (Tinder Press) has been named the public’s favourite book of the year in the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 00:55:24 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Myth and folklore the pick of festive trends in children's

A number of independent and smaller publishers have revealed the titles they are backing to be a hit over Christmas, with myths prominent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 03:25:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #smaller publishers


Jacaranda launches online book festival

Independent publisher and bookseller Jacaranda is to launch an online book festival in December, celebrating a new wave of black British authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 08:45:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online book #independent publisher #bookseller


Irish digital children's book festival launches

A digital Irish children's book festival is launching later this month, in association with Dublin's Pavilion Theatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 03:24:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #book festival