Beirut39 authors in Beirut and the Launch of the Anthology of their works

Dateline 15 April 2010:

The 39 authors selected for Beirut39 will be in Beirut this week for readings, discussions and events in libraries, schools, coffee bars and open spaces.

And in London, BEIRUT39, the Anthology presenting works by all 39 authors, will be launched.

To download the programme of Beirut readings,sdeminars and discussions, 15 - 18th April in Beirut, click here:

To download a list of the 39 selected authors of Beirut39, click here

For full results of the Beirut39 judges and photos of the 39 selected authors, click here


To go to the first programme of Beirut39 click here


The Hay Festival has been promoting great writing and music for 22 years, and attracts over 100,000 visitors annually. It has festivals and projects in the UK, Spain, Colombia and Kenya, and sister festivals in Italy and Brazil. Beirut39 is a new adventure in the Arab world.

For more information about the Hay Festival in Beirut please contact:
Raquel Vicedo, Hay Festival, Brownlow House, 50/51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6ER           Tel: 020 7831 3414

Published Date - 15/04/2010