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Monday, May 2 • 11:15 - 12:00
Festivals & Prizes - how to engage the reading public in literature today LIMITED

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Literature has traditonally employed two key tools to enage the reading public; festivals and prizes. But these have depended on funding which is now in rapid decline. In this session, Caroline will explore what can be done to address this challenge, what alternatives might emerge and how audiences can be engaged in literature today.


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Caroline McCormick

Founder & Director, Achates Philanthropy
Caroline McCormick was the first Director of the world writers' association, PEN International, overseeing 145 Centers in 105 countries worldwide. During her tenure ( 2005-2010) she founded the world literature festival, Free the Word! which took place in seven countries. Caroline is the Founder & Director of Achates Philanthropy and has led and advised on many major UK cultural projects; including the development of the Darwin Centre... Read More →


Monday May 2, 2016 11:15 - 12:00
Ibtikar

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