Hay festival

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‘Something for everybody’: Dua Lipa joins Margaret Atwood on Hay festival 2023 lineup
Pop star and Booker prize winner will both appear at the literary festival in Wales next year along with rock duo the Proclaimers and poet laureate Simon Armitage

Sarah Shaffi and Lucy Knight

13, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘Hope matters’: Ukrainian and international authors on why literature is important in times of conflict
Ten writers appearing at the Lviv BookForum, run this year in partnership with the Hay festival, discuss why we need books more than ever

Tetyana Ogarkova, Yuval Noah Harari, Alim Aliev, Philippe Sands, Rachel Clarke, Samar Yazbek, Volodymyr Yermolenko, Victoria Amelina, Oleksandr Mykhed and Margaret MacMillan

06, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman among authors signed up for Ukrainian book festival
Lviv BookForum is partnering with Hay festival for a programme of in-person and online events, which will be streamed free from 6-9 October

Sarah Shaffi

13, Sep, 2022 @9:29 AM

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UK and Ukraine book festivals partner to protect freedom of expression
Hay festival’s CEO describes partnership with Lviv BookForum as ‘an act of solidarity’ as Ukrainian writers look to ‘tell our true story and why we are fighting’

Sarah Shaffi

01, Sep, 2022 @10:36 AM

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Are literary festivals doomed? Why book events need to change
After the pandemic, books festivals have to reassess their viability, say new organisers hoping to engage more diverse audiences

Sarah Shaffi

16, Aug, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Cutting works by Russian artists is ‘stupid’, says Pussy Riot member
Maria Alyokhina calls on artistic community to unite over Ukraine and repression in Russia

Rachel Hall

20, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Authors at Hay festival weigh the meaning of authenticity
Who can write about whom was a running question, tackled by writers from Rose Tremain to Damon Galgut

Lucy Knight

06, Jun, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Bernardine Evaristo fears publishers may lose interest in black authors
Diversity in book industry must be sustained, and start at the top, Booker prize-winning author tells Hay festival

Rachel Hall

04, Jun, 2022 @8:39 PM

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The Queen’s successors will not be able to create her ‘mystique’, says writer
Tina Brown, author of The Palace Papers, says monarch’s image stems from time before ‘great media age’

Rachel Hall

04, Jun, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Hillary Clinton faced constant sexism in 2016 campaign, says ex-aide
Huma Abedin says candidate and her team would feel obliged to laugh off offensive remarks

Rachel Hall

03, Jun, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Platinum anniversary for a devoted reader | Brief letters
Letters: Reading the Guardian for 70 years | Queen Elizabeth II avatar | Dressing your age | Ageism

Letters

03, Jun, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Vladimir Putin has ‘almost messianic belief in himself’, says Hillary Clinton
Former US secretary of state speaks of Russian leader’s dislike of critics and ‘goal of restoring imperial Russia’

Rachel Hall

02, Jun, 2022 @10:19 PM

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