The Hay Festival has returned to Beirut for another three day event, with than 50 authors, journalists, artists, and thinkers convening to share stories and ideas.
Feria del Libro en Español de Los Angeles promoted Spanish books and culture in a wildly popular celebration, drawing 67,000 visitors and 180 authors.
PEN World Voices is meant to be the premier showcase of international lit in the US, but falls short of expectations. How would you change it to improve it?
Chad Post of Open Letter Books criticizes the PEN World Voices festival for a lack of foreign content, bad planning, and no focus–and offers his ideal vision.
Pasadena, CA is a bastion of literary and scientific creativity, but until now lacked its own book festival. Saturday’s inaugural LitFest Pasadena changes that.
Looking through the prism of the past offers a way to peer into the future of books, according to the panelists of Future Books: Media in the Digital Age.
Mexico City held its sixth annual All Out Book Auction, which helps publishers shed overstock. Authors lead buyers through the aisles, making recommendations.
The Festival Neue Literatur, taking place in New York City, February 10-12, features German-speaking authors and reflects the changing face of Europe.
While many of India’s internationally known authors write in English, national initiatives are focused on promoting India’s native language over English By Tolu Ogunlesi India has four Hindi speakers for every one English speaker. Yet “it is English language publishing in India that gets international — and Indian — attention,” lamented publisher Urvashi Butalia, on Thursday at a Frankfurt Book …
India’s Jaipur Literature Festival plays important role in promoting local authors and languages, as well as reader communities and literacy