Wilson and Bragg to speak at Weekend Oxford Lit Festival

Jacqueline Wilson and Melvyn Bragg are among the names to speak at this year's FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the literary event and will bring together an array of speakers including authors David Baddiel, Liz Pichon, Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate and Tracy Chevalier. The festival will feature talks and Q&A sessions with speakers ranging from authors, historians, musicians, politicians and public figures, and visitors will also be able to attend guided literary walks, lunches and dinner parties with speakers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 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

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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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YA Author Margarita Engle to Speak at Neustadt LIT Fest

News and Events WLT Margarita Engle will deliver the keynote address for the Neustadt Lit Fest at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. The event is free and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Three OU Visual Communication students awarded for their designs for the 2019 Neustadt Lit Festival

News and Events The prize-winning poster design by OU student Marley Smith NORMAN, OKLA. (Friday, September 13, 2019) – University of Oklahoma students Marley Smith, Abby Merz, and Sadie Gorham have been awarded first, second, and third place,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Oxford American, one of the great lit mags of the American South, gets a facelift.

If you pick up the newest edition of Oxford American, the quarterly general-interest literary magazine founded in 1992 and best known for its annual Southern music issues, you’ll notice a bold design aesthetic: the conspicuous dearth of cover lines, a prominent masthead, a thick, granular... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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O’Reilly unveils inaugural 'Dingle Lit' Festival

Former bookseller Sheila O’Reilly is helping to launch a new literary festival, 'Dingle Lit', on the Dingle Peninsula this November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Weekend Picks: L.A. Dance Festival, Nia Vardalos, Esa-Pekka Salonen and more

The L.A. Times Festival of Books and the Coachella music festival aren’t the only things happening this weekend. Our picks include the return of the Los Angeles Dance Festival, Nia Vardalos in the play “Tiny Beautiful Things” and Esa-Pekka Salonen leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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MIT Press partners with Oxford Literary Festival

The MIT Press will sponsor the American Literature and Culture program at the 2019 Oxford Literary Festival, marking the first time a university press sponsor has partnered with the festival in this way.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Record 9,000 turn out for 'most ambitious yet' Hay Festival Winter Weekend

This year's Hay Festival Winter Weekend, featuring writers such as Rose Tremain, Horatio Clare, and Jeanette Winterson, drew record ticket sales of over 9,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette and PRH back Bare Lit festival

Bare Lit, the literary festival showcasing writers of colour, is partnering with Hachette UK for its 2018 edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Patrick Stewart to headline Huddersfield Lit Festival

Sir Patrick Stewart is to headline the Huddersfield Literature Festival this year, which is taking place from the 8th to the 18th March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oxford Lit Fest u-turns on author payment

The Oxford Literary Festival has changed its mind over paying authors to appear at the event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rushdie and Greer to speak at Hay Festival

Simon Schama, Germaine Greer, Salman Rushdie and Caitlin Moran are just some of the writers and thinkers lined up to take part in this year’s Hay Festival, which takes place 25th May – 5th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bare Lit Festival to celebrate BAME authors

A UK festival to “celebrate the work and achievements” of black, Asian and minority ethnic writers (BAME) has launched a crowdfunding campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jaipur Lit Festival Expands to Colorado, Marginalized Americans

The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival comes to Boulder, Colorado this September and will focus on on Native American, Latino literature and more. The post Jaipur Lit Festival Expands to Colorado, Marginalized Americans appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blackwell's Oxford holds 'Empathy Festival'

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Keane and Doyle to speak at London's sports writing festival

Roy Keane and Roddy Doyle will be among the big names appearing at the second London Sports Writing Festival, taking place next week at Lord's Cricket Ground.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Lit weekend for Kings Place

Kings Place has announced a new boutique literary festival to be held in London in October, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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