A timely development for literary festivals during the coronavirus pandemic, the new Global Association of Literary Festivals opens with more than 30 members.
With an emphasis on current affairs and diversity, the 2020 BookFest outreach program of Frankfurter Buchmesse is open for submissions.
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb-Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
Alongside its public events, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature aims to establish a Global Alliance of Literary Festivals with a conference for organizers.
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.
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
The Jaipur Literary Festival has New York City, Houston, and Boulder on its itinerary, having been to London and Belfast earlier this summer.
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.
Warsaw Book Fair and other literature festivals in Poland enjoy fashionable appeal among the 40% of Poles that surveys indicate are regularly reading.