Tagged: Events

Authors Aloud seeks to make noise with its virtual roster of author events

With almost 300 authors and illustrators on its books, Authors Aloud UK—which facilitated creatives’ visits to schools in the pre-Covid world—has pivoted into online launches... Read more

Bookshop events: no 'wow'

Mentioning no names, but aren't some bookshop events in London - and increasingly elsewhere - succumbing to the over-heated London price overdrive, leaving many of... Read more

Orion's Incident Room returns to Theakston crime festival

The Incident Room, Orion’s immersive events space, is returning to the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival later this month featuring Ian Rankin, Mari Hannah and... Read more

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Elif Shafak headline English PEN's 100th celebrations

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Elif Shafak and Max Porter are among the authors and activists headlining English PEN’s centenary celebrations at the Southbank Centre this autumn.... Read more

'Bruising scramble' for events producers over lockdown

Events organisers have revealed the “bruising scramble” of reorientating events for the online market, with plans hit again as lockdown easing is delayed. ... Read more

Roffey and Bridgerton star Andoh join Primadonna Festival

"Bridgerton" star Adjoa Andoh, Monique Roffey and Viv Groskop are some of the guests for this year’s Primadonna Festival. ... Read more

Hachette unveils free event series for publishing hopefuls

Hachette UK is launching a series of free virtual events, "Opening the Book", later this month, aiming to demystify publishing. Read more

Evening Standard and Netflix launch inaugural Stories Festival

The Evening Standard and Netflix are launching the Stories Festival and competition “to inspire a new generation of storytellers”, featuring Jed Mercurio, Naoise Dolan and Will Young. ... Read more

Bath Festival returns live this month with Richard Osman and Max Porter

The Bath Festival will become of the first live arts festivals to take place after lockdown, featuring more than 40 authors such as Richard Osman,... Read more

Bennett, Clarke and Gyasi shortlisted for 2021 Women’s Prize

Brit Bennett, Susanna Clarke and Yaa Gyasi are among those shortlisted for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction, with Patricia Lockwood, Claire Fuller and Cherie Jones completing the list.... Read more

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