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A call to boycott festivals that don't pay author fees

Sir/ Madam, Further to Philip Pullman's resignation from the Oxford Literary Festival, we would like to call for all authors and publishers to boycott literary... Read more

Pay fair

There have been a number of articles about the finances of literature festivals recently, so I would like to give Cheltenham Festival’s perspective.  Our main... Read more

'Noireland' crime festival launches in Belfast

A new crime festival is launching in Ireland next month featuring Sophie Hannah, Scandi author Arne Dahl and Graeme Macrae Burnet. Read more

Writers' festivals: serious business or luxury getaway?

Niall Cunniffe asks if writers' festivals are worth time and money. Read more

Bath children’s festival announces line-up

Big-name authors including Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Judith Kerr are taking part in this year’s Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival. The festival,... Read more

Bloody Scotland Festival to offer free tickets to unemployed

The Bloody Scotland festival is to offer free tickets to unemployed people or those on low incomes as part of a scheme to reach new... Read more

Nielsen developing festival sales channel

Nielsen is in the testing stage to develop a festival sales channel to record sales from Hay and Edinburgh Literary Festivals.  The information company has... Read more

Blackwell's Oxford holds 'Empathy Festival'

Blackwell’s Oxford is holding what it is calling the first ever Empathy Festival from 5th-12th June. The company’s flagship bookshop will host five events over... Read more

Kureishi, Mosse and Billingham form Latitude line-up

Hanif Kureishi, Kate Mosse and Mark Billingham are part of the literary line-up for this year’s Latitude festival, taking place from Thursday 16th to Sunday... Read more

Blackwell’s to increase its focus on festivals

Literary festivals are growing in importance for retailer Blackwell’s, with the company actively seeking to establish partnerships with the sector. Zool Verjee, Blackwell’s sales development... Read more

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