Characterizing its 2020 programming as ‘activism-themed,’ the May flagship Hay Festival in Wales opens early-bird ticket sales.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
In its first season, the National Book Foundation is partnering with five book festivals, two colleges, and three libraries to send authors to readers across the country.
Scheduling a two-day stop in New York City, the Teamwork Arts Jaipur Literature Festival also is scheduled for stints in September in Houston and Boulder. In New York, it’s sponsored by the Asia Society.
Five years on Brittany’s Etonnants Voyageurs, has joined the World Alliance partnership of literary festivals, and is promoting translation and rights sales.
The 5th Palestine Festival of Literature takes place this weekend, and has overcome challenges to put together one of the most ambitious programs yet.
Literary Festival Etonnants Voyageurs Haiti — “Astonishing Travelers Haiti” — will bring 40 authors to the island for the first time since the 2010 earthquake.
Ticket sales to UK literary festivals are on the rise, and more niche books and authors get time in the spotlight. By Alex Hippisley-Cox The literary festival scene in the UK is booming. It seems hardly a week goes by without some kind of literary programme being staged and the public’s thirst for these types of gatherings seems to grow with …
What are the “best practices” for book festivals to work with e-books? By Edward Nawotka It’s summer (in the northern hemisphere) and winter (in the southern hemisphere) — the season of the book festivals is upon us, as discussed in today’s feature story. It seems that across much of the developed world nearly every community has a book festival or …
Literary festivals are increasingly popular, but the effort and expense involved in sending an author to appear at one might never pay off. By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses the Paraty International Literature Festival in Brazil. It is widely considered one of the most successful — and fun — literary festivals anywhere in the world. The piece notes that …