Wed, 10/04/2013 - 17:11
Returning from maternity leave in early 2012, two trends struck me as exciting in the book world: digital and live events. A sea change was taking place to establish e-books and digital publishing as a significant part of our cultural landscape and of revenue, for publishers, writers, and their agents alike.
Over the summer, I had an...
Wed, 13/06/2012 - 10:20
Specialist booksellers might be in decline, but literature and arts festivals are on the rise, and publishers and authors are busier than ever promoting themselves and selling books.
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival
Fri, 18/03/2011 - 11:51
Britain has experienced an exponential growth in book festivals in the past decade. There are, of course, the monster festivals that are literary highlights of each year such as the UK's, and perhaps the world's, most visited, the Edinburgh International Book Festival (just over 200,000 people attended in 2010), and arguably the globe...
Mon, 08/11/2010 - 09:10
Bob Geldof, Sebastian Faulks and Rosie Boycott are among the guests for the The Week Hay Festival, which begins in Kerala this week.
The literary festival makes its Indian debut in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from 12th-14th November with over 50 authors in the line-up, including Mani Shankar Aiyar, Gillian Clarke, William Dalrymple,...
Thu, 28/10/2010 - 15:49
The Hay Festival is planning a "year long campaign" to promote the literary festival, after it signed a three year sponsorship deal with the Telegraph Media Group.
The Group will also become UK media partners of Brecon Jazz and the international Hay Festivals.
The Festival had been sponsored by the Guardian from 2002...
Wed, 29/09/2010 - 09:15
Sky Arts’ “The Book Show” is to expand its coverage of literary festivals, and is also launching a series of bursaries to help those wanting to pursue careers in the creative arts.
The fifth series, which launches on the 14th October with a broadcast from the Cheltenham Literature Festival, will film shows at Bath...