Tagged: Hay Festival

Lifting a virtual veil

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

Shortlist unveiled for Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award.... Read more

Sparkes and Karadog to join Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

YA and children’s writers Jenny Valentine, Ali Sparkes, Aneirin Karadog, Brian Conaghan and Patrice Lawrence will join the Hay Festival Scribblers Tour to visit thousands... Read more

Conran awarded Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship

Novelist Alys Conran has been awarded this year’s Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship. Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the Women's Prize for Fiction, Hay Festival and a campaign to save Essex libraries. Read more

Sara Barnard wins the YA Book Prize 2019

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

Donaldson, Scheffler, Vuillard and Cadwalladr to get Hay festival medals

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler, Eric Vuillard and Carole Cadwalladr have been announced as the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival medals. Read more

Pictures of the week

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

McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

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 unveils rebrand ahead of line-up announcement

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

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