Tagged: Elif Shafak

Profile and Wellcome secure Shafak's manifesto for hopefulness

Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection will publish Elif Shafak’s manifesto offering “a rallying cry for hopefulness”. Read more

Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a... Read more

Shafak and Warner join Edinburgh Book Fringe

Elif Shafak and Marina Warner are among the authors attending the Edinburgh Book Fringe. Read more

Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying... Read more

LBF reveals full 2019 line-up

The London Book Fair has revealed its full author line-up for 2019 with Karin Slaughter appearing as well as Elif Shafak, Kit de Waal, Lara... Read more

UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library... Read more

Shafak and Levy among Goldsmiths Prize judges

Leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and novelist and poet Deborah Levy are among those judging the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize. Read more

Saunders, Atwood and Adichie make plea for poet's freedom

More than 50 prominent authors, including Man Booker Prize winner George Saunders, have signed a letter to President Xi Jinping calling for the release of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel... Read more

Atwood, Auster and Shafak condemn Russian violence

Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster and Elif Shafak have joined a number of other authors in criticising Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and calling for freedom of... Read more

Elif Shafak to judge next Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year

Turkish novelist and political commentator Elif Shafak and cultural historian and biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett are to join Andrew Holgate on the judging panel of The... Read more

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