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Freight Books' creditors owed nearly £160k

Freight Books’ authors have been told to buy back their stock or face it being pulped after creditors have revealed the company’s debt is estimated to be £160,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Searle speaks about demise of Freight Books

Adrian Searle has spoken out for the first time since leaving Freight Books, calling the demise of the publisher a "personal tragedy" but not one which he thinks should "preclude him from future involvement in the publishing industry". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight authors aghast as former publisher sets up new imprint

Co-founder launches new press as company goes into formal liquidation with writers reporting royalties still unpaidAuthors left in limbo after the collapse of a troubled Scottish publisher have reacted with dismay to the latest venture by its co-founder: a new publishing imprint. The day after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liquidator takes control of Freight Books

A liquidator has taken control of troubled Scottish publisher Freight Books and all employee contracts have been terminated. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight Books taken to court

Glasgow-based printing company Bell and Bain Printers has taken Freight Books to court over unpaid work dating back to the beginning of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight Books in talks to sell

Scottish independent Freight Books has revealed that it is "exploring the opportunity" to sell off the company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish trade 'concern' over future of Freight Books

Authors and agents have expressed concern about the future of Scottish independent publisher Freight Books following the departure of co-founder and director Adrian Searle earlier this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cathcart Froden wins £10k Dundee International Book Prize

Martin Cathcart Froden’s unpublished debut novel Devil Take the Hindmost has been announced as the winner of the Dundee International Book Prize 2015. Cathcart Froden was awarded the £10,000 prize and a publishing deal with Freight Books at the Dundee Literary Festival today (21st October). He... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight and Stanza win major Creative Scotland funds

Scottish publishers and book festivals are among the recipients of £2m of funding from Creative Scotland. The arts organisation has awarded grants of between £1,500 and £100,000 to 88 different artists and groups across Scotland, including Freight Books and the Borders Book Festival. Freight... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawrence novel to Freight Books

Freight Books has acquired rights to a debut novel by Scottish food writer Sue Lawrence. Adrian... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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