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Report: Nigerian Publishing in Crisis of Mistrust, Economic Challenges

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Publishers, distributors, booksellers, and authors find themselves pointing at each other in a reported ‘vicious circle’ for Nigeria’s market. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘A Constant Battle’ t The Guardian in Nigeria, Anote Ajeluorou reports on a bitterness in the publishing industry triggered by the country’s economic struggles and by what Ajeluorou describes as mounting debt for local booksellers. The result, writes …

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Hay Festival Rolls Out Anniversary Program for Its Wales Event

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With almost as many branding handles as speakers, the highly regarded event’s home festival at Hay-on-Wye announces its program for late May and early June. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Bales of Hay Speakers aving announced special events for the year built on the program’s 30th anniversary, Wales’ Hay Festival today (April 3) is releasing a 2017 programming statement that puts some names to …