The director of the Hay Festival’s international events, Cristina Fuentes La Roche, has been recognized particularly for her Latin American programming.
With events based book adaptations for film and television, the Peruvian installment of the Hay series also takes on issues in science, lifestyle, and history.
For a second year, the Hay Festival works with a Dallas bookstore to stage a smaller event parallel to the Hay’s Mexico festival at Querétaro.
In what organizers are calling ‘our most international lineup yet, the Hay Festival in Mexico will be coupled with days in Dallas and Monterrey.
The international Hay Festival circuit has opened for this year’s events, with the Segovia program set for September 19 to 22.
Having gone to no winner last year, one of publishing’s most intoxicating awards is given this year to British writer Nina Stibbe for her trilogy-closing comic fiction.
The Hay Festival’s main venue in Wales has announced its 2019 programming and Arabic advocate Daniel Gorman is named the new director of English PEN in London.
The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate.
Booking applications, just opened, will run to April 30 in the Hay Festival’s Program for Schools series of events, which take place on the first two days of the main festival.
Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher.