In the wake of its top management’s departure, Iceland’s Forlagið has three new executives at the top of the 16-year-old company’s leadership.
Reykjavik International Literary Festival Names Guest Authors
The 16th edition of Iceland’s biennial Reykjavik International Literary Festival has announced its 2023 lineup of authors.
In Nigeria: The Global Association of Literary Festivals
The second conference of the Global Association of Literary Festivals drew 23 festival representatives invited to Lagos for discussions.
Beyrouth Livres: A First Staging in a Troubled Market
The new iteration of the francophone book fair in Beirut was designed ‘to have the author meet the public’ in beleaguered Lebanon.
Wales’ National Poet Hanan Issa Named Hay Festival’s International Fellow
This year’s Hay Festival fellow, Hanan Issa, will travel to the show’s international venues as part of her project.
Mexico’s Hay Festival Querétaro Has a Seventh Iteration in September
The Hay Festival Querétaro 2022 program will share some of its speakers with the two-day Dallas forum again this year.
International Literature Festival Berlin Calls for a Day of Ukrainian Readings
International Literature Festival Berlin’s day of Ukrainian readings is scheduled for September 7, the festival’s opening date.
New Partnership: Wales’ Hay Festival and the USA’s National Public Radio
The long-running NPR Latin American storytelling program ‘Radio Ambulante’ will go with the Hay Festival to Latin America this year.
At France’s Maghreb Orient des Livres: The Algerian War Anniversary
Paris’ Maghreb Orient des Livres, which celebrates literature from the Middle East and North Africa, focused this year on the six-year Algerian War and independence from France.
Wales’ Hay Festival Announces Julie Finch as New CEO
As its 35th season approaches, Hay Festival gets its second chief executive. Julie Finch is scheduled to join the team in August.