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MIT Press partners with Oxford Literary Festival

The MIT Press will sponsor the American Literature and Culture program at the 2019 Oxford Literary Festival, marking the first time a university press sponsor... Read more

Oxford Lit Fest fee 'too low' says SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed the Oxford Literary Festival's U-turn decision to pay writers to participate - but called the £150 fee on... Read more

Oxford Lit Fest u-turns on author payment

The Oxford Literary Festival has changed its mind over paying authors to appear at the event. Read more

Scottish Book Trust increases festival fee to promote author 'fairness'

Scottish Book Trust is to increase the money paid to authors participating in its Live Literature programme to £175 out of a belief that writers,... Read more

Wilson and Riddell to speak at Oxford Literary Festival

The FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival has announced the line-up for this year’s children’s programme, with children’s laureate Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and this year’s... Read more

Oxford Literary Festival looks to start paying authors

The Oxford Literary Festival has said that, following the next festival in April, it will "meet with all interested parties to discuss how to achieve... Read more

Authors rally behind festival boycott campaign

Authors have continued to express their support for a campaign to boycott literary festivals which do not pay authors for appearances. Read more

Authors call for boycott on non-paying festivals

Prominent writers including Linda Grant, Denise Mina, Joanne Harris and Francesca Simon have responded to Philip Pullman's protest over the Oxford Literary Festival's failure to... Read more

Pullman resigns from Oxford Lit Fest over author pay

Author Philip Pullman has resigned as patron of the Oxford Literary Festival in protest at its refusal to pay authors. Read more

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