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Five new Welsh writers join Hay Festival Writers at Work collective

Five new Welsh writers join Hay Festival Writers at Work collective
Hay Festival has today unveiled the line-up of Welsh writers taking part in the 2019 Writers at Work creative development programme at Hay Festival Wales (23 May – 2 June), including five new writers.

Cadwalladr, Donaldson, Scheffler and Vuillard to receive Hay Festival Medals

Cadwalladr, Donaldson, Scheffler and Vuillard to receive Hay Festival Medals

Hay Festival has today announced the recipients of this year’s Hay Festival Medals to be awarded at the 32nd edition, 23 May to 2 June, in Hay-on-Wye.

BBC line-up released for Hay Festival Wales

BBC line-up released for Hay Festival Wales

Hay Festival and the BBC have today unveiled the full line-up for the BBC Tent at Hay Festival Wales 2019 along with broader coverage for the Festival...

Our April Book of the Month is...

Our April Book of the Month is...
Jeanette Winterson's Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is Hay Festival Book of the Month for April, a generous, honest and true memoir full of hurt and humour and a fierce love of life.

Hay Festival Wales 2019 programme unveiled

Hay Festival Wales 2019 programme unveiled

Hay Festival has today announced the programme for its 32nd edition in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, 23 May to 2 June. Award-winning writers gather to launch new work, while global policy makers, pioneers and innovators seek solutions to the biggest issues of our time, from the rise of populism to the climate crisis...

Cambio de imagen del Hay Festival

Cambio de imagen del Hay Festival

Hay Festival ha anunciado hoy el cambio de imagen de su marca a nivel internacional, diseñada por Pentagram, para ser la imagen de sus festivales, foros, proyectos especiales, Hay Player y la Fundación Hay Festival.

New look for Hay Festival

New look for Hay Festival

An international brand refresh, designed by Pentagram, encompasses Hay Festival events, forums, special projects, digital player and Hay Festival Foundation. 

Hay Festival launches #BooksToInspire campaign

Hay Festival launches #BooksToInspire campaign

Hay Festival is championing the importance of reading for pleasure in a new campaign with TES, calling for the public to share their most inspirational reading recommendations with #BooksToInspire.

Hay Festival unveils free Programme for Schools 2019

Hay Festival unveils free Programme for Schools 2019
Hay Festival has today unveiled its 2019 free Programme for Schools for Thursday 23 and Friday 24 May, featuring a dazzling line-up of children’s and YA favourites.

Our March Book of the Month is...

Our March Book of the Month is...
Robert Macfarlane's The Old Ways is Hay Festival Book of the Month for March, a genre-defining meditation on walking that blends natural history with travel writing, evoking the beauty of an underappreciated landscape.

#YA10 shortlist revealed

#YA10 shortlist revealed

The Bookseller has today announced the YA Book Prize 2019 shortlist, which features books by the award’s inaugural winner Louise O’Neill, as well as Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill and début author Muhammad Khan.

Call out to Welsh writers for Hay Festival 2019

Call out to Welsh writers for Hay Festival 2019
Hay Festival is inviting new applications for Writers at Work, a professional development opportunity for Welsh writers, in partnership with Literature Wales, funded by Arts Council of Wales.

Hay Festival gets Serious for new Reading Room

Hay Festival gets Serious for new Reading Room

Hay Festival and Serious Readers will join forces to create a new space for book lovers at Hay Festival 2019 - the Serious Reading Room - in a new partnership announced today...

Más de 60.000 asistentes celebraron el Hay Festival de Jericó, Medellín y Cartagena, imaginando el mundo

Más de 60.000 asistentes celebraron el Hay Festival de Jericó, Medellín y Cartagena, imaginando el mundo
La XIV edición del Hay Festival que engalanó a Colombia con letras, imágenes, notas musicales, conversaciones sobre economía, ciencia, activismo, y un sinnúmero de ideas transformadoras. Durante más de cuatro días, a través de más de 190 eventos en escenarios de Cartagena, Medellín, Jericó y varios municipios, mas de 60.000 personas disfrutaron de esta gran fiesta de la cultura.

More than 60,000 attend Hay Festival in Colombia

More than 60,000 attend Hay Festival in Colombia

More than 60,000 people attend Hay Festival events in Colombia over the past fortnight, with writers and readers gathering for conversations and performances in Cartagena, Medellín, and, for the first time, Jericó.

Karl Nova releases 'Scribbling Dreams'

Karl Nova releases 'Scribbling Dreams'

Hip-Hop artist and poet Karl Nova releases Scribbling Dreams to mark the start of Hay Festival Scribblers Tour 2019, which takes writers direct to pupils all over Wales for the next fortnight...

Hay Festival signs new Querétaro deal

Hay Festival signs new Querétaro deal

Hay Festival has signed a new three-year agreement with the Municipality of the City of Querétaro, Mexico, securing the future of Hay Festival Querétaro for a further three years, with three speakers already announced for 2019...

El Hay Festival se consolida en Querétaro

El Hay Festival se consolida en Querétaro
El Municipio de Querétaro y el Hay Festival han cimentado la presencia del festival para al menos tres ediciones más. Ambas instituciones han firmado la alianza en el marco de su edición hermana de Cartagena de Indias. El Hay Festival Querétaro 2019 se celebrará del 5 al 8 de septiembre.

Our February Book of the Month is...

Our February Book of the Month is...
Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak is Hay Festival Book of the Month for February, a sweeping tale of faith and friendship, tradition and modernity, love and an unexpected betrayal...

Hay Festival Jericó launches

Hay Festival Jericó launches

Today begins the first Hay Festival Jericó, with the screening of Jericó, el infinito vuelo de los días documentary film. Literature, journalism, music and environment will be the topics to be discussed in the following three cultural days, which are the beginning of Hay Festival events in Colombia.

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