Organisers urged to keep literary festivals hybrid in new campaign

More than 50 signatories, including Bonnier Books UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann and the Society of Authors, have urged literary festival organisers to keep festivals hybrid as part of a new campaign.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-10 07:38:14 UTC ]
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Keep festivals hybrid

The lockdown restrictions opened the doors to many in terms of online festivals and events, and we must ensure such gains are not squandered. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-10 09:53:49 UTC ]
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This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’

The Reykjavík International Literary Festival is a biennial player in publishing focused on an immersive exchange of ideas and commentary. The post This Week’s Reykjavík International Literary Festival: ‘Cozy Venues’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-07 14:02:21 UTC ]
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Campaign urges action with days left before copyright consultation ends

Organisers of the Save Our Books campaign against changes to the UK’s copyright laws have called on supporters to make their voice heard before the government’s consultation ends on 31st August.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-27 05:38:21 UTC ]
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Sissay, Osman and Slimani to star at hybrid Durham Book Festival

Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model following last year's fully digital experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 05:59:34 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland festival to go ahead as hybrid event

Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival is to go ahead as a live event in September and it will also run a streaming service, thanks to funding from Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 05:27:42 UTC ]
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England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition

The third staging of the Desiblitz Literature Festival in Birmingham will feature both published authors and workshop programming. The post England’s South Asian Desiblitz Literature Festival Plans a Hybrid Edition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-09 19:04:35 UTC ]
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England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation

The Cliveden Literary Festival is public-facing and has yet to announce its actual programing for its 2021 edition. The post England’s Cliveden Literary Festival Plans a Physical Presentation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-04 20:41:18 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-17 06:32:50 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:24:31 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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Future Beijing book fairs will be hybrid, say organisers

Organisers of the Beijing International Book Fair say future editions of the event will be a hybrid of digital and physical elements after the 2020 online Smart BIBF was hailed as a success. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 18:51:42 UTC ]
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Windham-Campbell Prizes to hold hybrid winners' 'festival'

The Windham-Campbell Prizes will this year hold the annual autumn festival at Yale University, celebrating the work of the winners, as a hybrid virtual and print “festival”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-06 19:00:05 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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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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Bertrams rolls out festive 'believe in books' campaign

​Bertrams has unveiled its Christmas campaign, with the tagline "Believe in Books" as the wholesaler heads into the festive trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 14:27:10 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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