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ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:30:56 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize to host digital awards ceremony

There will be a digital award ceremony for the Rathbones Folio Prize tonight (23rd March), after the Rathbones Folio Sessions and gala event at the British Library were cancelled owing to Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 12:36:29 UTC ]
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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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SHARJAH FOCUS: Public events

1001 Stories: UAE Writers on Arabic Literature Today Tuesday 10 March 2019| 19.15-20.30Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB An evening with three writers from the United Arab Emirates to chime with this year's London Book Fair Sharjah Focus. Hear how writers in... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-17 10:55:59 UTC ]
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Arifa Akbar appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic

Katharine Viner congratulates ‘wonderful’ arts writer who is already a vital contributor to the paperArifa Akbar has been appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic. Akbar, who will take up the role in the new year, said she was “honoured, utterly thrilled and immensely excited” by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-08 10:52:21 UTC ]
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PLR celebrates 40th anniversary

The Public Lending Right scheme (PLR) celebrated its 40th anniversary last night with a party at the British Library.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 04:54:42 UTC ]
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Anna James to edit British Library Christmas collection

Children's author Anna James will edit the British Library's Christmas collection.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 16:13:19 UTC ]
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British Library acquires Granta magazine archive

The British Library has acquired the 40-year archive of Granta magazine featuring letters and papers from authors including Margaret Atwood, JG Ballard, Angela Carter and Kazuo Ishiguro. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 06:16:31 UTC ]
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Obioma: 'I have worn my Booker-shortlisting as a badge of honour'

Man Booker Prize shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma will be headlining the Africa Writes Festival taking place at the British Library this weekend. We speak to Obioma about his work, his inspiration and his publishing journey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 16:24:33 UTC ]
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British Library considers new Leeds outpost

The British Library is considering opening a new facility in Leeds, alongside plans to expand its existing reading rooms in the area. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer’s Award

The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blake reimagines Matilda for 30th anniversary

Illustrator Quentin Blake has reimagined Roald Dahl’s Matilda as an astrophysicist, a world traveller and chief executive of the British Library for new editions of the book, which was first published 30 years ago. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dame Carol Black appointed British Library chair

Culture secretary Matt Hancock has appointed Dame Carol Black as chair of the British Library for a four year term. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jolly to succeed Brazier as BL's chief librarian

Liz Jolly has been named as the new chief librarian at The British Library, succeeding Caroline Brazier who is stepping down after 15 years in the role. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck, Calder, Gregory reflect on the impact of Women in Publishing

Thirty high-profile former members of Women in Publishing reflect on how the group empowered women in the industry in the 1970s and '80s in an oral history being made available at the British Library. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library reveals 6.2% gender pay gap

Women earn 6.2% less than men per hour at the British Library, it has been revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library in April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter exhibition goes online

Google is hosting the British Library’s History of Magic exhibition online as the physical version closes its doors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library's 'truly exceptional' chief librarian to retire after 15 years

The British Library’s 'truly exceptional' chief librarian, Caroline Brazier, will be stepping down from her role next year after deciding to take early retirement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The magic that inspired Harry Potter on display at the British Library

Magic is in the air at the British Library here — specifically the magical world of one of the most famous characters in modern literature, Harry Potter. “Harry Potter: A History of Magic,” a recently opened exhibition spotlighting rare books and artifacts that detail traditions of folklore and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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