Working with UNESCO’s European Capital of Culture program for Denmark this autumn, Hay Festival plans a new children’s literature festival for October.
Better times are ahead, says writer Ahmed Khaled Towfik, who recently appeared at a Dubai literary festival: the Arab world is ready for science fiction, he says.
With programming for adult and children’s markets, the nine-day Emirate Airline festival in Dubai faces both the Arab world and internationalism.
At the Festival Neue Literatur, author Garth Greenwell calls on writers and publishers to use their art to resist ‘moral darkness’ of today’s politics.
Thirty years and 120 festivals after being established, the Hay network adds new programming in observance of its three decades of international events.
Festival Neue Literatur explores ‘how gay and queer identity changes as we move further towards equal rights’ and more, says curator Peter Blackstock.
Twelve cities in East Africa will be visited in March by the Jalada Africa writers’ collective’s first multinational festival, a celebration of creativity.
International publishing trips to Turkey and Germany promise to expand your network and introduce you to new publishers, authors and literary figures. Applications are now being accepted. Apply now.
Extending the outreach effort of its literature programs for young people, New Zealand’s Storylines Trust revamps its plans for more touring this year.
The coming festival weekend in Colombia features music and visual art alongside literary events and debates in international current and political affairs.