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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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International Rights Forum

Discover the opportunities in buying and selling rights in Sharjah and the wider Arab Market at this free half-day seminar on Thursday 5 December 2019. The day, which forms part of The London Book Fair Market Focus Professional Programme will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers looking at... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-20 11:14:33 UTC ]
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British Council unveils new International Publishing Fellowship Programme

Staff from Penguin Random House, Kogan Page and Picador are among the professionals taking part in the British Council's International Publishing Fellowship Programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 13:29:38 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: writers of colour

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-05 10:05:02 UTC ]
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Poems on the Underground - the Natural World

A new set of five poems goes live on London tubes on July 1st for four weeks. Some deal specifically with the urgent issue of climate change. Others reflect more generally on how human beings take solace and meaning from their living world of earth, sea and sky.The poems:Still Life with Sea... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-06-26 17:36:35 UTC ]
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Indonesia Market Focus: Wraparound

In 2019, Indonesia was the Market Focus country at The London Book Fair. Over the year, we've worked with lots of organisations to bring Indonesian literature to the UK, and UK literature to Indonesia.  Contains Strong Language / Makassar Writers Festival In June 2019, three UK poets, William... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-06-19 15:03:54 UTC ]
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€20k EBRD Literature Prize reveals inaugural shortlist

The €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize, launched by the British Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has revealed its inaugural shortlist, including titles from Turkey, Croatia, Russia, Albania and Lebanon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet giants such as Facebook and Twitter must be made accountable for content they publish | Letters

Ian Bartlett says the ruling that Uber is a transport company not a digital service could also change the way we view other digital giants; and Derek Wyatt suggests a post-Brexit Britain could create a Global Digital Foundation to address these issuesUber is officially a transport company and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Council partners with Young Writer of the Year Award

The British Council has been announced as the international partner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New €20k prize to celebrate European 'literary richness'

The British Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have launched a €20,000 literature prize to promote the “extraordinary richness” of the culture and history of the bank’s countries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cultural ties to Europe 'more important than ever'

The British Council has released a collection of essays from leading culture figures in the UK following the result of the EU referendum, with its regional director saying cultural and educational ties to Europe "are more important than ever". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hastings steps down as director of Bloody Scotland

Dom Hastings is stepping down as director of Bloody Scotland to take on a new role with The British Council. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Council responds to criticism over LBF line-up

The British Council has responded to criticism from exiled Chinese poet and essayist Bei Ling... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh World Writers' Conference to launch in August

The Edinburgh International Book Festival and the British Council are launching the Edinburgh... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK to be focus country at Abu Dhabi fair

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:45 The UK will be the country focus at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which will run from 28th March to 2nd April next year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The ADIBF will work with the Publishers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA conference to study changing international markets

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:00 The Publishers Association's international conference will focus on issues such as export sales and the growth of the English language, with speakers to include Barnes and Noble vice-president of digital content Theresa... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkey to be LBF Market Focus 2013

Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:33 Turkey is to be the the Market Focus partner of London Book Fair 2013. The announcement was made last night (19th September) at an official signing event attended by Turkish Ministry Of Culture and Tourism general director of libraries and publications,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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