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Celebrating Books: The Queens Book Festival
Brandi Megan Granett
Brooklyn Book Festival 2015: A Little Festival that Grew Up
Activist, writer and Brooklynite
Far from some dreary, dusty marketplace of booksellers, beleaguered and kvetching about the death of physical books and the ascendancy of mobile readers, this was a high-octane, caffeinated event filled with electric speakers, big ideas, aspirations, and creativity.
To Read or Not To Read
Student, The University of Michigan
I longed for those 500 page worlds into which I could escape until it was time to go home, back to reality. Where is that passion now? When did we trade chapters upon chapters for 140 character tweets? When did we trade actual stories for Snapchat stories? And why?
Finally, a Great Small Literary Festival: Gladfest in Wales
Author, Speaker, and Baylor University Professor
Great festivals of the arts are often large, loose, baggy monsters, as Henry James said of War and Peace. I know this because I've seen plenty of them up close and personal, as participant, attendee, or resident of the city of Austin, Texas.
Readers Wanted: Building LGBT Literary Cultures
Julie R. Enszer
Poet, scholar, and curator of the Lesbian Poetry Archive
Readers and sales of books to readers are vital for the survival of small presses; readers are also crucial for our literature to flourish.
Should You Do a Book Tour On Your Own Dime?
Author, "Folly Cove," "Chance Harbor, "Haven Lake," "Beach Plu...
September Is Book Month: Area Book Festivals
Novelist, former senior intelligence analyst
Every year about this time, we in the National Capital Area experience our annual glut of book festivals. It's an embarrassment of riches. For those who are book crazy, this -- and not Christmas -- is the most wonderful time of the year.
Confessions of a Book Festival Junkie
Author and historian
Is there a 12-step program for book festival junkies? I may need one -- I'm hooked. And if you have bookshelves sagging with author-signed volumes, you may be as well.
3 Mistakes Authors Make
When you're a brand-new author with a book just out, you tend to be pathologically focused -- on reviews, media and interviews and why you're not getting more reviews, media and interviews. I was in exactly this place when I showed up to read.
This Is No Joke -- Edible Books
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke
Director, Collins Memorial Library at the University of Puget ...
It is that time of year when academic pursuits are put on hold for one day as culinary competitions sweep through the academy in celebration of the International Edible Book Festival.
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Book Lovers To Attempt To Break Record
2011 Festival of Books Highlights
U.S.'s Largest Book Festival Moves Across Town
New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers
Laura Bush And Karl Rove Headline Texas Book Festival
Book Prize: Poet John Ashbery To Be Honored At Brooklyn Book Fest
Beirut39 Festival Launches International Careers for 39 Top Young Arab Writers
The Beirut39 festival is the last event of Beirut's year as the World City of Books and it has created a talking-shop for writers of very different cultures and literatures.
Zadie Smith, Nadine Gordimer On Guardian Hay Festival Lineup
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