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James Campbell

Hay Festival 2005, 
The one and only stand-up comedian for children whose tales of flying MPVs, wasps and widgets will have anyone over the age of five in stiches.

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Gala de poesía

Arequipa 2016, 
Participan en esta gala los autores siguientes: Luis Felipe Fabre (México), Steven Fowler (Reino Unido), Natasha Kanapé Fontaine (Canadá), Giovanna Pollarolo (Perú), José Carlos Yrigoyen (Perú), Denisse Vega (Perú), Gabriela Wiener (Perú) y Julia Wong (Perú), presentado por Teresa Arrieta.

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Fietta Jarque, Jorge Nieto Montesinos, Sergio Ramírez y Renato Sandoval en conversación con Dante Trujillo

El Comercio conversa: Gestión cultural en Latinoamérica

Arequipa 2016, 
La dinamización de la actividad cultural en todos sus ámbitos pasa en gran medida por contar con propuestas de gestión cultural innovadoras, de calidad y socialmente responsables. Varios invitados procedentes de diferentes países y de distintas vertientes de práctica cultural conversan con Dante Trujillo sobre sus experiencias y sobre los retos encontrados a lo largo de su trayectoria. Con la crítica de arte y escritora Fietta Jarque (Perú), el actual Ministro de Cultura del Perú Jorge Nieto Montesinos (Perú), el escritor y presidente de Centroamérica cuenta Sergio Ramírez (Nicaragua), y el poeta y director del FIP Lima Renato Sandoval (Perú).

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China Old And New

Dhaka 2014, 
Bestselling author and academic Jung Chang and renowned China scholar Michael Puett talk about the rapid transformations underway in China and how these transformations are being represented in literature within and about China. Chaired by Patrick French.

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El show de Gary, monólogo de Nell Leyshon

Arequipa 2016, 
La dramaturga y novelista Nell Leyshon (Reino Unido) es autora de la celebrada novela Del color de la leche, Premio Libro del Año por el Gremio de Libreros de Madrid (2014). Creadora de numerosas obras de teatro, una de las cuales fue la primera comisión a una dramaturga para el famoso teatro Shakespeare Globe de Londres, presenta a través de un monólogo su nueva novela, El show de Gary, narración en primera persona de la vida accidentada y trepidante de un personaje entrañable que habita en los límites de lo convencional y lo legal. Un monólogo muy especial que les hará pensar sobre la condición humana. Andrés delgado Cáceres apoyará a Leyshon durante el turno de preguntas.

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Cosmic Adventures

Dhaka 2014, 
Discover the universe with Lucy Hawking, who has co-written books for children with her world-famous cosmologist father, Stephen Hawking. Introduced by Sadaf Saaz Siddiqi.

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Jung Chang talks to Rosie Boycott

Hay Festival 2004, 
Ten yeras after the first publication of Wild Swans the writer revisits her family history, her life in East and West, and the future of Communist China. 

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Recitations In English (2)

Dhaka 2014, 
English poetry recitations featuring Ahsan Akbar, Kathryn Hummel, Ikhtisad Ahmed and Sadaf Saaz. Presented by Kaiser Haq.

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Holly Smale in conversation with Laura Dockrill

The Valentines

Hay Festival 2019, 

Holly Smale, author of the Geek Girl series, introduces The Valentines, a brand new series with a new cast of characters: sisters Hope, Faith and Mercy. The sisters seem to have everything: fame, success, money, beauty and a family steeped in movie star heritage. Except real-life isn’t like the movies, is it? Holly will be in conversation with Laura Dockrill, author of Big Bones and Lorali.

12+

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Owen Sheers and Andrea Levy

A Common Wealth of Stories

Hay Festival 2004, 
Owen Sheers' The Dust Daries is a daring cutting of biography and fiction about the poet's search for his ancestor Aurther Shearly Cripps, a legendary missionary in nineteenth-century Rhodesia. Andrea Levy's Small Island explores the Windrush-generation's experience of Caribbean immigration into post-war Britain.

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Karine Polwart & Kate Leiper

A Wee Bird Was Watching

Hay Festival 2019, 

Join award-winning songwriter and debut children’s writer Karine Polwart and acclaimed illustrator Kate Leiper as they share their new picture book, A Wee Bird Was Watching. Through music and drawing, discover an enchanted woodland of delights in a story that is a wonderful tale of resilience, kindness and courage.

6+

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Malorie Blackman and Frank Cottrell Boyce

Hay Festival 2004, 
Best-selling Malorie Blackman has adapted many of her books for the screen including the award winning Pig Heart Boy. Frank Cottrell Boyce, the screenwriter of Welcome to Sarajevo and Hilary and Jackie has just written his first, fantastic children's novel Millions.

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Sergio Rossi

Un viaje a la Antártida. Un científico en el continente olvidado.

Xalapa 2014, 
El biólogo Sergio Rossi ha participado en tres campañas de investigación polar, y en este evento hablará sobre cuestiones fundamentales relacionadas con el continente blanco: la supervivencia en un clima tan extremo, la formación del agujero de ozono, los efectos del cambio climático, el deterioro ecológico que generan las bases permanentes allí instaladas, la posibilidad (y los peligros) de explotar económicamente las inmensas riquezas de todo tipo que se esconden en la Antártida, y por qué un recóndito acúmulo de hielo en el confín más alejado del planeta es esencial para nuestro futuro como especie. Pablo Meyer presenta el evento.

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Fernando Iwasaki y Marta Sanz en conversación con Dante Trujillo

Arequipa 2016, 
Dante Trujillo conversa con dos autores muy literarios sobre sus últimos trabajos. Con Fernando Iwasaki (Perú), narrador, ensayista, crítico e historiador. Autor de novelas, libros de relato y ensayos, sus relatos han sido recogidos en varias antologías de España y América Latina, y su obra ha sido traducida al ruso, inglés, francés, italiano, checo, rumano y coreano. Su último libro es Nueva Corónica del Extremo Occidente (2016). La escritora y docente Marta Sanz (España), es autora de novelas como La lección de anatomía (2008), Black, black, black (2010), Daniela Astor y la caja negra (2013) y la más reciente Farándula, ganadora del Premio Herralde de Novela 2015.

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Daniel Espartaco y Benito Taibo en conversación con Mariana H

Xalapa 2014, 

Daniel Espartaco Sánchez, galardonado en diver- sas ocasiones por sus relatos, publicó en 2012 su primera novela Autos usados. Este libro, ganador del Premio Bellas Artes Narrativa Colima, cuenta la historia de la generación que vivió su adolescencia en el norte de México de los años noventa a través de la mirada y experiencias de Elías, su protagonista. La última obra de Benito Taibo, Desde mi muro, es una selección de escritos y anécdotas que ha posteado en su muro de Facebook, presentando esta plataforma como un instrumento de comunicación que, a través de la mirada del otro, nos habla de nuestra propia humanidad.

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Gerald Edelman

Wider than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness

Hay Festival 2004, 
How does the firing of neurons give rise to subjective sensations, thoughts, and emotions? How can the disparate domains of mind and body be reconciled? The Nobel Laureate's analysis of the brain activities underlying consciousness is based upon recent remarkable advances in biochemistry, immunology, medical imaging, neuroscience and evolutionary biology.

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Bilingual Session

Dhaka 2014, 
With K Anis Ahmed, Khademul Islam, Syed Manzoorul Islam, moderated by Sandip Roy. Seamlessy passing back and forth between Bangla and English, the panel discuss the beauty of both languages. Marks launching of two translated works by Bengal Lights Books.

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Six Seasons Review and Jamini

Dhaka 2014, 
Launching the latest editions from Bengal Publications.

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David Rieff in conversation with Rodrigo Pardo

In praise of forgetting

Cartagena 2018, 

Saying that the past should not be forgotten has become a mantra, especially in contexts of political transition. However, if it is painful and counterproductive, should we still hold on to the past? In his latest book In Praise of Forgetting, the writer and journalist David Rieff questions the way in which peoples tend to relate to the past. The articles of Rieff, an expert on immigration, international conflicts and humanitarianism, appear in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, El País and other publications. He will talk to the journalist, academic and diplomat Rodrigo Pardo.

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Cultural journalism(s). Jesús Alejo and Mónica Maristain in conversation with Inés Martín Rodrigo

Querétaro 2017, 

The contribution of cultural journalism to the critical and intellectual debate of a country can give us many clues to that place’s critical culture. Two cultural journalists from three different countries and with long careers, will talk to the cultural journalist Inés Martín Rodrigo about their particular form of understanding this kind of communication. With Jesús Alejo (Mexico) and Mónica Maristain (Argentina).

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Cristina Rivera Garza in conversation with Ignasi Duarte

Fictitious conversation

Arequipa 2017, 

A literary performance in which the writers, on stage, talk through their own characters. In each session, a dialogue is established between the artist Ignasi Duarte and, in this case, Cristina Rivera Garza. Duarte will pose a number of questions asked by the characters of the other author’s books. The project seeks to dramatize writing, not by representing a text, but in order to obtain a new story based on the literature itself.

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Science Matters

Dhaka 2014, 
Lucy Hawking, popular sci-fi writer Muhammad Zafar Iqbal and Marcus du Sautoy discuss the challenges and excitement of making science popular. Moderated by Hossain Zillur Rahman. Supported by Standard Chartered Bank.

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Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt

Tracy Beaker

Hay Festival 2005, 
The gutsy, troublesome but fun-loving Tract is loved by children across the globe. Writer and illustrator recreate their heroine.
(Age 8+)

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Simon Winchester

The Meaning of Everything

Hay Festival 2005, 
A wonderful celebration of the English language and of it's unrivaled treasure house, the Oxford English Dictionary. The award-winning historian yarns the dictionary-makers and the words that got away.

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Ian Whybrow

Hay Festival 2004, 
A fun , lively romp through the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs books, with Harry and dinosaur goodies to give away. Learn the Dinosaur Song and hear Ian read a few of the Harry stories.