Tagged: Nick Barley

Festival directors call for overhaul of visa system

Directors of arts festivals around the UK have asked the government to improve the visa system, warning that artists are now reluctant to accept invitations... Read more

Authors 'denied' visas for Edinburgh festival

A dozen authors who were planning to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival have reportedly been refused visas. Read more

Mackay joins Edinburgh festival

Simon Mackay has been appointed the new head of book sales and retail for the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF). ... Read more

Book sales up 5% at Edinburgh festival

Book sales at Edinburgh International Book Festival grew by more than 5% on last year with more than 66,000 titles shifted.  Read more

Jubilation as Iranian children's author finally granted visa

Following a swell of public support, Iranian children’s illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi has been granted a visa to enter the UK with just days to go before... Read more

A Horse Walks Into a Bar and wins Man Booker International Prize

Israeli writer David Grossman's A Horse Walks Into a Bar, translated by Jessica Cohen and published by Jonathan Cape, has won this year's Man Booker International... Read more

Kadare, Oz and Mabanckou on Man Booker International longlist

Novels by Ismail Kadare, Amos Oz and Alain Mabanckou are included on the 13-strong longlist for the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize 2017. Read more

Barley to chair judges for Man Booker International Prize

Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley is chairing the judging panel for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize. Read more

Cultural ties to Europe 'more important than ever'

The British Council has released a collection of essays from leading culture figures in the UK following the result of the EU referendum, with its... Read more

MacIntyre scoops Edinburgh's First Book Award

Scottish author and musician Colin MacIntyre has won the 2015 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s First Book Award for his debut novel The Letters of Ivor Punch (Weidenfeld &... Read more

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