Literary News Roundup - The launch of a new LitFest, the censoring of Seuss and more
LoveReading LitFest goes live, Dr. Seuss uproar, Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival goes virtual, Murakami t-shirts and more
04.03.21 09:57 PM - Comment(s)
Literature Live Around The World - 12 Countries, 12 Hours 

Can't travel? No worries! Join the Bergen International Literary Festival (10-14 February) on a whistle stop tour of some of the world’s most prestigious literary festivals in Live Around the World!

10.02.21 01:07 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Emirates LitFest and Jaipur announce their Festival programmes, Monique Roffey wins Costa Award for best novel, the Moroccan Book Prize announces its 2020 winners and more!
A new year, but the same scenario in many parts of the world. After a tough 2020, we know many countries are still facing severe challenges. We send you all our heartfelt best wishes and support, let’s hope we’ll look back on 2021 as a year filled by very many wonderful book festivals and events,
14.01.21 10:12 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Sydney Writers' Festival news, Bangalore's packed weekend programme, Russian doping tell-all scoops William Hill prize & More
Sydney Writers’ Festival series announced, Bangalore LitFest this weekend, judges announced for Dylan Thomas Prize, book-themed Christmas sweaters, and more!
10.12.20 06:10 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Penguin Random House buys Simon & Schuster, Alan Rickmans diaries to be published, COSTA shortlist and more. 
The Granite Noir festival has announced that it will be moving online for its February 2021 edition, to celebrate Giving Tuesday (1 December), Toronto International Festival of Authors will be making their 2020 Festival content available again, for 72 hours only and more
26.11.20 10:52 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Douglas Stuart wins 2020 Booker Prize, Presidential memoirs, Cambridge and Stratford join forces for arts crisis conversation, and more!
The winner of the 2020 Booker Prize is X! Cambridge and Stratford Literary Festivals open UK conversation on the growing crisis in the arts, Hay Festival Digital Winter Weekend approaches and more
20.11.20 12:01 AM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Star-studded Booker Prize-giving, Jaipur on tour, plus Dingle, Stratford, Malaysia festivals and more! 
The winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction will be announced in a star-studded programme featuring HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, President Obama, Kazuo Ishiguro, Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo and more, in a ‘ceremony without walls’ broadcast from London’s Roundhouse on 19 November.
13.11.20 12:23 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Thoughts from Cheltenham, LBF moves to June, Guadalajara next World Book Capital & more
Australia’s Word for Word Festival devoted entirely to non-fiction writing fast approaches, Stratford LitFest has had to move entirely online, Bradford relaunches Book Bingo, and more.
06.11.20 11:35 AM - Comment(s)
An inside look at the challenges of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2020 
Like many festivals, the Covid-19 developments in March and April threw everything up in the air for us. In a normal year, Cheltenham will play host to around 1,000 writers from all over the world and welcome c.140,000 ticket buyers to a buzzing Festival village..
05.11.20 09:22 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Festivals to look out for in November, Wole Soyinka announces new novel, Shakespeare & Co. sales dip & More
Festivals kick off in Hong Kong and Portland this week, plans abound for Jaipur 2021, The Air Year wins Forward Prize, and more.
29.10.20 02:43 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - International Dublin Literary Award, Gordon Burn Prize, African publishing and the pandemic, and more
Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award, Gordon Burn Prize announced, the impact of the pandemic on African publishing, and more.
23.10.20 05:15 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - LitQuake, Romania Rocks, La grande traversée poétique and much more
Festival season is in full swing throughout October, with many more festivals opening their virtual doors, and one allowing a real, but socially distanced, audience in… Plus the rise in audio, seasonal horror stories, and fiction that breaks the mould
15.10.20 10:12 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - Nobel Prize reveal, digital festivals need more than a Zoom account, and More!
Louise Glück wins Nobel, a digital festival is more than the sum of its Zoom account, studio execs go on book rights spending spree and more!
09.10.20 10:45 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - A Booker Prize delay, Enola Holmes, a book made of cheese, and more
Accra International Book Festival goes virtual, Barack Obama’s memoir release pushes Booker ceremony date, Enola Holmes attracts both praise with PR stunt and lawsuit with Sherlock portrayal, and much more…
02.10.20 03:50 PM - Comment(s)
Literary News Roundup - A busy literary October calendar, Maldives seeks Barefoot Bookseller and stolen books found buried in Romania.
The October calendar is busy and vibrant for literary festivals worldwide, the Arthur C. Clarke Award goes to a novel that combines historical fiction, magical realism and sci-fi, an unusual 12 hour In-Conversation event takes place this weekend, and the search is on for the next Barefoot Bookseller
25.09.20 03:14 PM - Comment(s)