After 20 years as Top That, the UK children’s publisher changes its name. And in the Baltics’ bid for April audiences, Estonia announces a literature festival to follow the London Book Fair.
Called MFest, a three-day program at the British Library in late April looks at the range, evocations, and implications of Muslim cultural diversity and literature at the British Library.
A three-day program for international professionals in publishing, the Istanbul International Literature Festival runs May 2 through 6 this year, and has extended the deadline for applications.
‘Borders physical, ideological and aesthetic, and who is permitted to cross them’ are at issue in this year’s three-day festival of events, March 23 through 25, in German-language literature in New York.
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).
Furthering its mission to bring African writing to more readers, Berlin-based InterKontinental Literary Agency is organizing a literary festival of African writing in April.
Alfulk Publishing in Abu Dhabi and Nepko Publishing in Mongolia are each working on new initiatives to increase translation of their books for more readers.
Feminism Has No Boundaries’ is the title of France’s Albertine Books festival this week, as Cynthia Nixon is named Naitonal Book Awards host.
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.