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
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26.11.20 10:52 PM - Comment(s)
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
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20.11.20 12:01 AM - Comment(s)
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.
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13.11.20 12:23 PM - Comment(s)
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.
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06.11.20 11:35 AM - Comment(s)
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..
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05.11.20 09:22 PM - Comment(s)
Festivals kick off in Hong Kong and Portland this week, plans abound for Jaipur 2021, The Air Year wins Forward Prize, and more.
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29.10.20 02:43 PM - Comment(s)
Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award, Gordon Burn Prize announced, the impact of the pandemic on African publishing, and more.
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23.10.20 05:15 PM - Comment(s)
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
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15.10.20 10:12 PM - Comment(s)
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!
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09.10.20 10:45 PM - Comment(s)
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…
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02.10.20 03:50 PM - Comment(s)
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
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25.09.20 03:14 PM - Comment(s)
Appledore’s drive-in Book Festival kicks off tomorrow, you can expect a live one-woman play performed over the phone at Ilkley Literature Festival, Lahore weighs in on remaining resilient in the face of the pandemic, bloodthirsty unicorns are on the horizon, and more.
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18.09.20 05:44 PM - Comment(s)
Berlin International Literature Festival in full swing, Hilary Mantel event at Budleigh Salterton hoping to go ahead next week, packed programme for Durham’s digital Book Festival, trailers released for Dune and Rebecca, and much more!
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11.09.20 01:30 PM - Comment(s)
Chiswick Book Festival gets ready for its 10-14 September virtual festival, Portugal’s Words of Fire themed Literary Festival is scheduled for 15-18 October, Cheltenham launches its 160 event lineup, and more
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04.09.20 01:25 PM - Comment(s)
Aké Arts and Book Festival announces its ‘African Time’ themed digital lineup, Read My World Amsterdam hosts physical festival with four distinct programme packages to accommodate COVID-19 precautions, the first person to become a cyborg will write a memoir, and more
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27.08.20 11:39 PM - Comment(s)