World Book and Copyright Day

23rd April is the date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died, as well as the date of birth or death of other prominent authors (Maurice Druon, Haldor K. Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla, Manuel Mejía Vallejo). World Book and...

International Children’s Book Day

International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) marks the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen and has been celebrated annually since 1967 to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. The Day is organised by The International Board on...

World Poetry Day

Poetry, is defined as a literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm, as poems collectively or as a genre of literature. It is also used to describe a quality or experience reflecting the...

International Book Giving Day

The aim of International Book Giving Day is to get books into the hands of as many children as possible and to increase children’s regular access to and enthusiasm for books. Donate your books to a charity or drop them off at Graduate House and we will ensure...