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.
‘We want a new library of 100 great books by women’ says Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, as Cambridge University Press opens this year’s selection of free-to-read International Women’s Day content.
As part of the launch of Hay Festival’s Latin American anthology, ‘Bogotá39-2017,’ author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender.
The Hay Festival events in Colombia, Peru, Spain, Mexico and Wales are part of the package won each year by a single practitioner in writing. Its the Hay Festival International Fellowship.
Margaret Atwood, Philip Pullman, Bridget Christie and those surprise ‘Letters Live’ performers are among personalities set for the Hay Festival 31st season special events in Wales, with early bird tickets going on sale to the public today (January 16).
The Hay Festival opens its first event dedicated to young readers’ work in Denmark. And in New York, Jon Fine is named publisher at Open Road Integrated Media.
Another busy program of more than 100 authors is announced for this year’s Peruvian Hay Festival, including Cees Nooteboom, Kim Thuy, and many others.