Head of Edinburgh International Book Festival Nick Barley has warned of the “irretrievable damage to Britain” by the current visa system, following publishers’ concerns for the free... Read more
Publishers have spoken out about the increasing problems of authors getting visas for international travel—both when coming to the UK and when making certain trips... Read more
Ehsan Abdollahi, the illustrator-in-residence at this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival, has finally been issued with a visa, his publisher has confirmed.
Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian has received a visa ahead of an appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival but illustrator-in-residence Ehsan Abdollahi is still waiting,... Read more
A trio of bookshops feature in this week's pictures round-up, as well as the Northern YA Literature Festival, Irvine Welsh and Sarah Govett.
Ehsan Abdollahi, the illustrator who hit the headlines after being refused a visa to visit the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is teaming up with Jackie... Read more
Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi, who successfully battled to overturn his visa ban to appear at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to publish another book... Read more
Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi has appeared at a special celebratory event hosted by indie publisher Tiny Owl two weeks after the British Embassy announced a... Read more
Indie children’s publisher Tiny Owl has announced two London events to celebrate illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi getting a 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