Hay Festival Cartagena
The Wordsworth Trust Weekend Arts and Book Festival
The Wordsworth Trust is proud to present the programme for the 2010 Weekend Arts & Book Festival. This year, as always, the annual Arts & Book Festival is a cornucopia of talks, readings and workshops that illuminate myriad aspects of literature and the visual arts.
Jaipur Literature Festival
The DSC Jaipur Literature Festival considered as Asia’s leading literature event is a celebration of national and international writers and encompasses a range of activities including film, music and theatre.
Kolkata Book Fair
January 27-February 7
2010 Winter Words Festival
January 29-February 7
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry
Winter Words is six years old in 2010 and continues to attract more visitors with each passing year. This year, the Festival has expanded and will run over ten days and two weekends, with events taking place at some new and unusual venues!
Galle Literary Festival
January 28-February 1
The Galle Literary Festival takes place in and around Galle Fort, the site of many landings on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. The Festival is both intimate and international, bringing together writers and audiences from around Sri Lanka and the world. You can walk through the Fort, from a literary conversation to a live performance; or head from a long gourmet meal to the beach. The Festival includes four full days of events, a special Children’s Festival and this year an extra day dedicated to schoolchildren from Galle.
There’s a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak Exhibition
Through January 19, 2010
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Key West Literary Seminar
Key West, Florida
'Clearing the Sill of the World'– from January 7-10 2010– will be a celebration of 60 years of American poetry.
The Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities
Taking place the last week of January each year in Eatonville and throughout Orange County, Florida, this multi-day, multi-disciplinary event celebrates the life and work of 20th century writer, folklorist and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston; her hometown, Eatonville, the nation’s oldest incorporated African American municipality and the cultural contributions people of African ancestry have made to the United States and the world. Attracting thousands of locals and tourists, ZORA! Festival presents an impressive roster of arts, humanities and cultural programming. The event features museum exhibitions, public talks, panel discussions, workshops and concerts.
National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a week-long celebration of life in the rural West, featuring the contemporary and traditional arts that arise from lives lived caring for land and livestock.
A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy Exhibition
Through March 14, 2010
Morgan Library and Museum, New York
The New York Times Arts and Leisure Weekend
At the Times Center, 41st Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, New York
Join New York Times journalists and some of today’s most celebrated talents and thinkers from film, television, music, theater, dance and books, including Cirque du Soleil, Jimmy Fallon, Natalie Portman, Jeff Bridges, Carrie Fisher, Pulitzer playwrights and much more.
Read books. They are good for us. – Natalie Goldberg