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Berlin’s International Literature Festival: Citywide Events, Worldwide Reading

In News by Porter Anderson

More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries have been engaged for the 2016 edition of International Literature Festival Berlin, which opens September 7. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson September 7 through 17 ith issues in freedom of expression driving much of its programming, the International Literature Festival at Berlin in September features a host of “individuals, institutions and …

UK Lit Festivals Defy “The Death of the Print Book” Phenomenon

In Europe by Guest Contributor

Ticket sales to UK literary festivals are on the rise, and more niche books and authors get time in the spotlight. By Alex Hippisley-Cox The literary festival scene in the UK is booming. It seems hardly a week goes by without some kind of literary programme being staged and the public’s thirst for these types of gatherings seems to grow with …