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Hay Festival previews activism-themed 2020 programme

Hay Festival previews activism-themed 2020 programme
Hay Festival Wales has today announced eight 'earlybird' events for its 33rd edition, 21-31 May 2020, previewing a programme covering great works of fiction, activism and world music, along with a new Shakespeare’s Globe partnership...

Our December Book of the Month is...

Our December Book of the Month is...
The Mabinogi by Matthew Francis is Hay Festival Book of the Month for December, a collection of prose tales of war and enchantment, adventure and romance...

Schools strike at Winter Weekend

Schools strike at Winter Weekend

Activists Rosa Lynas (12), Tara Fox (12) and Grace Kerr Robertson (13) marked the global climate strike at Winter Weekend today alongside writers Jackie Morris and Nicola Davies...

The Five named Hay Festival Book of the Year 2019

The Five named Hay Festival Book of the Year 2019

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold has been named Hay Festival Book of the Year 2019 at the opening of Hay Festival Winter Weekend today...

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris win Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris win Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have been named winners of the 2020 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

TRANS.MISSION II MERGES CLIMATE AND ART IN COLOMBIA

TRANS.MISSION II MERGES CLIMATE AND ART IN COLOMBIA
Hay Festival and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) have today unveiled the Colombian strand of their Trans.MISSION II collaboration, a global project pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers...

Hay Festival Cartagena celebrates 15 years with most ambitious programme yet and new book

Hay Festival Cartagena celebrates 15 years with most ambitious programme yet and new book
Hay Festival Cartagena has today announced its 15th programme, 30 January-2 February 2020, with global literary stars, Nobel Prize-winners and internationally acclaimed performers leading a line-up that encompasses 140 speakers in 160 events over four days...

Honorary OBE for Hay Festival international director

Honorary OBE for Hay Festival international director
An Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal has been awarded to Hay Festival international director Cristina Fuentes La Roche by HM The Queen...

¡Ya ha comenzado el Hay Festival Arequipa 2019!

¡Ya ha comenzado el Hay Festival Arequipa 2019!
El Hay Festival Arequipa 2019 ha sido inaugurado hoy, en un concurrido acto celebrado en la Biblioteca Mario Vargas Llosa con la presencia de las autoridades, autores y medios de comunicación. El Hay Festival Arequipa se celebrará del 7 al 10 de noviembre, con una agenda repleta de eventos sobre literatura, ciencia, feminismo, periodismo, música y actualidad.

Hoy llega el Hay Festival a Moquegua

Hoy llega el Hay Festival a Moquegua

Moquegua vivirá por primera vez la magia del Hay Festival este miércoles 6 y jueves 7 de noviembre, con varios participantes que invitaron a todos los moqueguanos a imaginar el mundo. El patrocinio de AngloAmerican, y la colaboración del Gobierno Regional de Moquegua, la Municipalidad Provincial Mariscal Nieto y de los agentes culturales y medios de comunicación han hecho posible el Hay Forum Moquegua.

Revelada lista de preseleccionados para el Premio de Escritura Eccles

Revelada lista de preseleccionados para el Premio de Escritura Eccles

La Biblioteca Británica y el Hay Festival revelan la lista de preseleccionados para el Premio de Escritura del Centro Eccles & el Hay Festival 2020. La lista de ocho representantes contempla escritores de ambos lados del Atlántico y muestra una vibrante selección de narraciones latinoamericanas, tanto de ficción como de no-ficción.

Shortlist for £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award revealed

Shortlist for £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award revealed

The British Library and Hay Festival are delighted to reveal the shortlist for the 2020 Eccles Centre &Hay Festival Writer’s Award. The eight-strong list features writers from both sides of the Atlantic and showcases a vibrant selection of Latin American storytelling through both fiction and non-fiction...

SCRIBBLERS TOUR TO TAKE YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS WALES ON A CREATIVE JOURNEY

SCRIBBLERS TOUR TO TAKE YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS WALES ON A CREATIVE JOURNEY

Hay Festival Scribblers Tour will take five award-winning YA writers direct to thousands of school pupils across Wales throughout February 2020, in inspiring free events hosted at five Welsh universities...

OUR NOVEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...

OUR NOVEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH IS...
Behold, America by Sarah Churchwell is Hay Festival Book of the Month for November, exploring the surprising history of phrases that are seeing a resurgence in Trump's America - 'The American Dream' and 'America First' - and what they can tell us about the country today.

Cerys Matthews to switch on Hay Christmas Lights

Cerys Matthews to switch on Hay Christmas Lights

BBC broadcaster Cerys Matthews will switch on Hay-on-Wye’s Christmas lights next month as part of her Hay Festival Winter Weekend appearance on Friday 29 November...

Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2019 programme released

Hay Festival Winter Weekend 2019 programme released

Hay Festival has today announced the full schedule of writers, thinkers and entertainers appearing at Hay Festival Winter Weekend, 28 November-1 December 2019, alongside a rich strand of family workshops, woodland walks, and town festivities to entertain all ages...

Global publishing plans unveiled for Hay Festival Europa28

Global publishing plans unveiled for Hay Festival Europa28

Hay Festival has unveiled ambitious international publishing plans for Hay Festival Europa28: Visions for the Future, a collection of new work by women writers, artists and scientists exploring the future of Europe...

El Hay Festival llega a Moquegua, Perú, con un nuevo Forum

El Hay Festival llega a Moquegua, Perú, con un nuevo Forum

Este próximo 6 y 7 de noviembre, gracias al Hay Festival en Perú y al patrocinio de Angloamerican Quellaveco se realizará el primer Hay Forum Moquegua que reunirá a estelares autores, creativos y pensadores nacionales e internacionales.

New Forum brings Festival magic to Moquegua, Peru

New Forum brings Festival magic to Moquegua, Peru

On 6-7 November 2019 a new Hay Forum will bring writers and readers together in Moquegua, Peru, on the eve of Hay Festival Arequipa...

Our October Book of the Month is...

Our October Book of the Month is...
Celestial Bodies, written by Jokha Alharthi and translated by Marilyn Booth, is Hay Festival Book of the Month for October, a novel that reflects on Oman’s coming-of-age through the prism of one family’s losses and loves...

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