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 …
Under the leadership of Olivier Chaudenson, Maison de la Poésie been revived as a central hub for literary life in the city of Paris.
Authors Abroad and Caboodle Books help authors plan school visits around the globe, sell more books, and make a better profit while they’re at it.
Children’s book author and illustrator — and one time reluctant reader — Peter Brown hides lessons in his stories, and learns a few himself visiting schools.
iDoLVine is the evolution of Margaret Atwood’s Long Pen, which allows authors to sign books remotely, and is expanding the technology throughout the entertainment world.
‘Our philosophy is highly-prized and highly-priced,’ says Patrick Neate of UK Book Slam’s first effort at publishing, a £30 hardcover of ‘One for the Trouble.’
UK crowdsourced book funding project Unbound has a strong publishing pedigree and has already put several A-list books under contract. Unbound LIve, a pitch slam with Kate Mosse and Tibor Fischer is being held on Sept. 12.
Author readings are often just a prelude to the real attraction of author events: eating, drinking and making merry.
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 …
Editorial by Lisa Tucker The publication date of my first novel, The Song Reader, was still nine months away when my agent suggested that I attend a trade show. I ended up going to two trade shows: one in Denver, which wasn’t far from my home in Santa Fe, and one in Philadelphia, where I’d lived for most of my adult …
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