With the Hay Festival’s board having endorsed an independent investigation, the program’s co-founding director has resigned.
Amid some 250 events in August’s hybrid edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, a group of programs welcomes industry players.
Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland’s books industry.
A new program for Scottish Books International helps support authors who represent the market’s literary life in international festivals and other events.
With its new Scottish Books International support for Scottish authors’ appearances, Publishing Scotland held a German-market kickoff at Frankfurt.
Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip.
In the UK, literary festivals report that invited authors from the Middle East and Africa are increasingly seeing their visa applications denied.
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 …