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Seeking refuge

An eye-opening incident in the classroom of a Glaswegian primary school led Victoria Williamson to question the fundamentals of her fiction—and to get to know a group of Syrian refugees in Aberdeen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call on governments to resettle more Syrian refugees

Victoria Hislop, Caitlin Moran, Mark Haddon and Tracy Chevalier have called on wealthy governments to resettle more Syrian refugees as Waterstones hits its £1m Buy Books for Syria fundraising target. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugees

There are still some people who believe it's better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this week to raise $1 million for Syrian refugees in just 31 hours, through a donation drive arranged by five bestselling authors. The Compassion Collective, comprised of writers Cheryl... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publisher Creates Picture Dictionary for Syrian Refugees

An author and illustrator worked with PubCoder and Munich's ArsEdition to quickly publish an interactive picture dictionary to help with Syrian refugees. The post German Publisher Creates Picture Dictionary for Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK authors join together with #BuyBooksForSyria

Profits from all books marked with the 'Buy Books for Syria' sticker in any of Waterstones' 280 UK locations will be part an initiative to raise one million pounds for Syrian refugees.. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees

Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees. The post UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book world joins forces for charity

Some of Britain's bestselling authors and their publishers are donating their books to raise money for Syrian refugees. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icelandic Author Prompts Global Campaigns to Take in Syrian Refugees

Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir's Facebook initiative urging Iceland to accept Syrian refugees has prompted similar campaigns across the globe. The post Icelandic Author Prompts Global Campaigns to Take in Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH donate to Syrian refugees

Hachette and Penguin Random House have become the first of the big publishers to donate to Patrick Ness’ fundraising effort for Syrian refugees. Penguin Random House is giving £15,000, while Hachette has donated £10,000, with another £10,000 pledged when the public total for the fundraiser... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Lupton, Keyes and Andersen Press join refugee fundraising effort

Writers David Nicholls, Rosamund Lupton, Marian Keyes and Francesca Simon and publisher Andersen Press are among the latest to join a fundraising effort to help Syrian refugees. Started by author Patrick Ness yesterday, who pledged to match £10,000 in donations to Save the Children via an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrity Chefs Publish Soup Cookbook to Aid Syrian Refugees

Celebrity chefs have collaborated on a new charity cookbook, Soup for Syria, to help fund food relief efforts for Syrian refugees. The post Celebrity Chefs Publish Soup Cookbook to Aid Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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