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
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
The Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF) is back as a hybrid event this year, with authors and audiences appearing both virtually and in person.... Read more
Literacy Live will return to the Victorious Festival in Portsmouth next month, with music authors such as Nick Sadler, Martin James and Trevor Miller providing a main... Read more
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
Literary festival directors have written an open letter to the Treasury after being hit with a 20% VAT rate on sales from their pre-recorded events... Read more
Richard Osman’s bestselling debut The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has dominated this year’s CrimeFest shortlists with other nominations including Robert Galbraith, Ian Rankin and Lucy Foley. ... Read more
The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is to take place physically this year, kicking off just two days after the proposed lifting of Covid... Read more
A new crime festival is launching in Ireland next month featuring Sophie Hannah, Scandi author Arne Dahl and Graeme Macrae Burnet.
Niall Cunniffe asks if writers' festivals are worth time and money.