The Hay Festival events in Colombia, Peru, Spain, Mexico and Wales are part of the package won each year by a single practitioner in writing. Its the Hay Festival International Fellowship.
In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books.
The first of this year’s The ARTS+ events is scheduled for later this week during the Berlinale. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference will feature keynote events with headliners from three disciplines.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
With a background in rights at Wiley, Random House/Fodor’s, Hyperion/Disney, and FSG, Kris Kliemann comes to IPR License as a veteran in publishing rights based in New York City.
The idea of negotiating as a group for better discounts, more author appearances, and more has excited a group of independent booksellers in the UK.
Some publishing players in the UK are protesting the Man Booker Prize for Fiction’s eligibility rules, saying that the Booker should reimpose a ‘ban on American writers.’
With roughly 25 awards on the list, the British Book Awards—the ‘Nibbies’—are selected by a sizable jury of industry players. The deadline for entries is February 9.
The writings and film adaptations of ‘outstanding female writers’ is featured in the Book and Screen Week program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April.
The PEN America competition program includes eight prizes, and one of the most highly visible is the translation honor. Others include literary science writing, biography, literary sports writing, work by authors of color and more.