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.
The original Hay Festival opens ticket sales on events in its 2019 Wales program, as Wattpad announces the establishment of a country office in India.
In its 14th year at Cartagena, the Hay Festival brings its mix of literary work and current events to Colombia in January and February.
This week’s Hay Festival Arequipa is preceded by two one-day Hay Festival Forum events, free to attend, in Ayacucho, Peru, and Santiago de Chile. The festival itself runs Thursday through Sunday.
Mario Vargas Llosa speaks with Salman Rushdie onstage at Hay’s Arequipa event in November’s four days of programming in Peru, a festival that features historical, science, sports, and food elements, as well as literary work.
Innovations in STEM and gender equality are featured as social topics in this year’s Hay Festival Querétaro in September, the 13th iteration of the Mexican event in Hay’s annual cycle of international stagings.
Addressing world political issues through the creative industries’ perspectives, the international series of Hay Festival events has announced that its programming in Spain will feature issues of ‘coexistence, the future of Europe, and debates on gender.’
Fifty years of Man Booker Prize for Fiction winners have been sorted down to a shortlist, and you can help crown the ‘Golden’ book. And some of this year’s Audie Award winners are now playing on ‘Beyond the Book.’
The 50th anniversary ‘Golden Man Booker Prize’ will go to one of the five titles shortlisted from five decades of previous winners. The public now is voting to determine which of these books will be most ‘golden’ of all.
Promising to name an extra-large breed pig after next year’s winning book, the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize jury isn’t laughing this year. Nobody gets the prize. They are not amused.