At the Hay Festival a couple of years back, I heard Google chief executive Eric Schmidt talking about why the company paid so little tax... Read more
Novelist Alys Conran has been awarded this year’s Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship.
This week's pictures round-up features the Women's Prize for Fiction, Hay Festival and a campaign to save Essex libraries.
Sara Barnard has won The Bookseller's YA Book Prize in its fifth year for her "unflinching" and "utterly riveting" contemporary novel about the impact of a teacher-student relationship, Goodbye, Perfect (Macmillan Children's... Read more
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Eric Vuillard and Carole Cadwalladr have been announced as the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival medals.
Walker Books celebrate 30 years of We're Going on a Bear Hunt in this week's pictures round-up, while Stephen Fry hosts Hay Festival Foundation's annual... Read more
Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project... Read more
Hay Festival has unveiled a major rebrand ahead of this year’s festival, as director Peter Florence hints the 2019 line-up will have a European feel. ... Read more
Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.
Author and prominent human rights barrister Philippe Sands QC has joined Hay Festival’s board of directors.