The 2019 Booker Prize longlist comprises the work of a particularly international collection of authors, including two former laureates.
The massive audiences and lucrative development of the streaming platforms can mean some tough choices for publishers trying to map out screen success.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s 50th year illustration exhibition has a session in New York this week, and Milan illustrators Anna and Elena Balbusso produce new ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ artwork ahead of Margaret Atwood’s sequel.
Dedicated to ‘exploring the artistic and social power of creative writing,’ Norwich’s National Centre for Writing, is having its formal launch week in its redeveloped new home that includes the 15th-century Dragon Hall.
As Atwoodian handmaids moved in robes and bonnets around the property, Wales’ 31st flagship Hay Festival drew some 700 speakers and sold more than a quarter of a million tickets to its 800 events in literature and contemporary issues.
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).
The German Booksellers & Publishers Association will honor Margaret Atwood with its Peace Prize for being ‘one of the most important storytellers of our era.’
The Franz Kafka prize winner speaks on Saturday (June 3) at BookExpo’s BookCon with ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ showrunner Bruce Miller.
‘Women are emptied of their personalities’ in Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’ Illustrators Elena and Anna Balbusso knew what to do.
‘We’d been waiting so long for a story like this,’ say Elena and Anna Balbusso, who illustrated Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ for The Folio Society.
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