This week’s post is being composed with Jessie Burton’s The Muse in the background. I usually listen to book related podcasts or audiobooks whilst I blog.
The Hay Festival is seeking new sponsorship after The Telegraph Media Group have decided not renew their £250,000 a year backing after supporting the festival for the last 5 years.
Next year sees the 30th anniversary of the festival and an announcement regarding the future of the festival is expected in September.
This is everyday right ? #NationalBookLoversDay
— Rick Eaglestone (@rickeaglestone) August 9, 2016
The Booksellers Association will be holding it’s first Bookshop Day in the UK & Ireland on Saturday 8th October whilst continuing the Books Are My Bag campaign which in now in it’s third year.
This years limited edition tote bag designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith and will celebrate the 90th year anniversary of AA Milne’s beloved creation Winnie-the-pooh.
Penguin Random House have launched #ByBook which will take readers to new places at the same time championing books simultaneously.
Do you want to take part in #ByBook ?