A blog dedicated to news, reviews and thoughts on literary festivals around the world. Book Festivals, Readers Festivals, Writers Festivals, Literary Festivals, the names and forms are diverse. Disclosure: I served on the Steering Committee of the Singapore Writers Festival 2005. Enjoy!
According to the Scotsman, the Book Festival is off to a record year. Olivier Joly says the Book Festival has already sold more than 50% of tickets, with 130 events sold out. Joly is further quoted "The festival is growing in stature every year and we are on course for our largest festival yet in terms of numbers with more than 200,000 people in attendance. The children's events are selling extremely well and the web traffic is up 50% which is extremely encouraging as many more people are booking online."