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Conserving creativity

I was delighted to be confirmed as the new chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Writers Group (APWG) when Parliament returned at the start of September 2020. I joined the APWG after I was first elected as MP in 2017, having previously been an actor, involved in running theatres and writing for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 10:23:01 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces WIPO Partnership on Intellectual Property

Frankfurt’s new program with the World Intellectual Property Organization is intended to position book publishing amid accelerating content developments in the creative industries. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Boos: Issues Are ‘Evolving at an Extraordinary Pace’ s... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Publishing must decolonise

The movement of protests, riots and direct action that has sparked across the globe following the death of George Floyd has now entered the offices of creative industries such as publishing, and been swallowed up by the yawn-inducing language of “diversity and inclusion” that is all too familiar... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 14:06:09 UTC ]
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Creative Access reports 40% of community 'running out of money' in wake of coronavirus

A survey of the Creative Access community, investigating the impact of coronavirus on under-represented communities within the creative industries, has revealed 80% are prioritising finding a new job or freelance work, with almost 40% saying they have run out of money already or are about to do so. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 17:26:02 UTC ]
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Weldon and Shelley join call for government action on creative industries

PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon and Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley are among more than 400 leading names from the creative industries warning half the UK's creative businesses could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 00:49:47 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries and a Spice Café

Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta's National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress 'everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.' The post London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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£80m research investment promises to boost UK’s creative industries

£80m has been invested to develop nine new creative hubs across the UK, in Bristol, Leeds, London, York, Cardiff, Belfast, Dundee and Edinburgh, in a programme involving brands such as Audible. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women write literary fiction’s big hitters. So where are their prizes? | Stephanie Merritt

The 2017 bestseller list was dominated by women, with Margaret Atwood at the top, but the Booker still favours menOn the face of it, the revelation that female writers dominated the UK literary bestseller lists in 2017 might seem cause for celebration, a long-overdue correction that seems... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hancock: 'Creative industries have got their mojo back'

New culture secretary Matt Hancock and his Labour counterpart Tom Watson presented different visions of the impact of Brexit on the creative industries at an event held at the Natural History Museum to celebrate the third anniversary of the Creative Industries Federation.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government needs 'more ambition', say creatives

Greater commitment is needed from the government to support the continued growth of the creative industries in the UK, the Creative Industries Federation (CIF) has said following the release of the industrial strategy white paper. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain Signs on as Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2021 Guest of Honor

Spain will use its 2021 stint as Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries. The post Spain Signs on as Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2021 Guest of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative industries facing 'catastrophic' loss of talent after Brexit, report warns

Britain’s creative industries are facing a "potentially catastrophic" loss of talent and skills following Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has warned, arguing that the end of freedom of movement poses a "huge risk" to the sector. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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THE ARTS+ at Frankfurt Book Fair Issues a Call for Papers, Proposals

With a focus this year on business models and monetization issues in the creative industries, THE ARTS+ is looking for cultural participants and their concepts. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson This Year: Monetization and Business Models deadline of June 9 has been... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The good publisher

The book business, out of all the media and creative industries, looks to be in the best shape. Don’t give up now. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative industries should be 'priority sector' in Brexit negotiations

The Creative Industries Federation has urged the government to ensure that the creative industries and arts are a "priority sector" in Brexit negotiations, in its election manifesto which is being distributed to all political parties and Federation members.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative industries tell government 'don't dismiss us'

The Creative Industries Federation has unveiled a "blueprint" for UK economic growth.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC to 'amplify UK's creative voice' in £4m drive

Tony Hall, director-general of the BBC, has announced a new collective creative partnership, Culture UK, as part of the urgent call for the arts and creative industries to pull together. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebuck urges May to give post-Brexit reassurance to creative industries

Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sadiq Khan vows to defend creative industries during Brexit negotiations

London mayor Sadiq Khan has vowed he will stand with the creative industries "every step of the way" to ensure their interests are "defended" during the upcoming Brexit negotiations.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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