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'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:38:02 UTC ]
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Here's the complete list of virtual panels for the 2021 Festival of Books

Panelists will include Zooey Deschanel, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Don Lemon, Lulu Miller, Walter Mosley, Deesha Philyaw and Meena Harris. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-12 17:34:31 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 03:24:57 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-22 19:32:42 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 10:23:16 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 15:56:44 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-24 17:43:21 UTC ]
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Sturgeon signs up to Book Week Scotland digital festival

Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to take part. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lounge Books to hold 'virtual horror festival'

Sam Missingham is set to run a virtual horror festival through her recently-launched website Lounge Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again

Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK's recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers. The post Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Book Festivals Run By Major Publishers Take Off in UK

HarperCollins UK's June virtual Romance Festival was a success; this week SF publisher Gollancz is hosting a festival combining online Q&As with real life events. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Author Lindsey Kelk on Participating in a Virtual Book Festival

Lindsey Kelk a the bestselling British Chick-Lit author and participated in HarperCollins' virtual Romance Festival. Here she reflects on the experience. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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L.A. Times Book Prizes and Festival of Books kick off this week. Here's how to watch

The 26th Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is going virtual again this year. The event kicks off April 17 at 10 a.m. Here's how to watch. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-16 12:00:30 UTC ]
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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 ]
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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books newsletter: It's Festival of Books weekend!

Welcome to the L.A. Times Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg and I’m really excited for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this weekend. What you’ll find in our book section in print and online this week (and last!) are all stories dedicated to the authors coming to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Festival of Books preview with Junot Diaz, Lawrence Wright, Lucy Jones and more

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg. I’m writing this after the L.A. Times met our soon-to-be owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Friday and I am looking forward to the new era at our paper. I caught up with him afterward and invited him to the L.A. Times Festival of Books next weekend. I don’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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