Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Stanfords to hold travel writing festival

Stanfords is to hold a Travel Writers Festival at the Destinations Show in London next year.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Writer as Traveler and the Gift of Prismatic Vision: An Interview with Stephanie McKenzie, by Tom Halford

Interviews   Photo by Sonette Watt Stephanie McKenzie is a poet and scholar who works for the English Programme at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her scholarly work has traced the flourishing of Indigenous literature in... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. Here's what's worked, what hasn't, and what the future might hold for them. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Shortlist revealed for Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year

The shortlist has been announced for this year's Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

A writer of extraordinary range and productivity, she was also one of the world’s first well-known transgender public figures. Her book “Conundrum” was an international best seller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Nigeria’s Digital Aké Arts and Book Festival Opens Today

The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public. The post Nigeria’s Digital Aké Arts and Book Festival Opens Today appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for the 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award has been revealed, featuring yet-to-be-published authors from the UK, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Offil, Osman and Cleeves feature in first digital Durham Book Festival

Jenny Offil, Richard Osman and Ann Cleeves are among the authors taking part in the first digital Durham Book Festival this October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edinburgh International Book Festival celebrates 'special' digital experience

Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley has said this year's event has "generated its own sense of community", despite being entirely online for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital

The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme 'African Time.' The post Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Terpstra and Richardson to be 'Noirwich' crime festival writers in residence

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival has today confirmed Anita Terpstra and Paddy Richardson will be its Unesco City of Literature virtual writers in residence for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade invited to join 2021's Working Class Writers' Festival

The artistic director for The Working Class Writers' Festival is issuing a call-out to publishers, agents and booksellers to get involved in next year's event.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Festival for Working Class Writers to launch in 2021

The Festival for Working Class Writers is being launched in Bristol next year, hoping to shine a spotlight on authors who organiser Natasha Carthew says are underrepresented at other events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday over the abrupt firing of the site's travel writer—the latest in a long string of public disputes between management and staff at the one-year-old digital media... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Question of how to monetise digital events hangs over festivals

A group of festival organisers have said monetising digital events needs "careful consideration" if the physical events are to survive post-pandemic life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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High streaming figures for Hay Festival Digital first weekend

Hay Festival Digital events were streamed over 210,000 times in the virtual festival's opening weekend (Saturday 23rd May to Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May), with people from more than 63 countries tuning in.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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