£500,000 boost for Pop Up Projects

The non-profit organisation Pop Up Projects has received £509,754 in funding to expand its children’s literature festival programme nationwide, including developing a bespoke festival for children with special needs in Kent. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]

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BBC boosts bookshop sales by "almost £500,000"

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:49 The BBC's "Faulks on Fiction" and "My Life in Books" series have boosted book sales by almost £500,000, Nielsen BookScan data indicates. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund

The new African Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers. The post At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Aid International given £500,000 by People's Postcode Lottery

Book Aid International has been given a £500,000 donation from a grant-giving trust funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Mockingbird’ Play Publisher Demands $500,000 From Harper Lee Estate

The set for “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Kavinoky Theater at D’Youville College in Buffalo being taken down last month after several theaters were forced to cancel their productions. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

HarperCollins has pledged £20,000 in grants for independent bookshops as part of its ongoing commitment to The Literacy Project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pop Up Projects launches BAME illustrator mentor programme

London-based Pop Up Projects is launching a programme to help illustrators from diverse backgrounds start a career in children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morton wins $500,000 legal battle against literary agent

Australian author Kate Morton has won a $500,000 lawsuit against her former literary agent Selwa Anthony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Literary agent ordered to pay $500,000 to Australian author Kate Morton after lawsuit loss

Selwa Anthony had sued the bestselling writer, claiming she was entitled to 15% commission on all royalties Internationally bestselling Australian author Kate Morton has fended off a lawsuit by her former literary agent, who instead has to pay the writer more than $500,000.Selwa Anthony sued... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users

The publisher formed a six-person emerging platforms team to experiment with new products and features. The post Sports publisher theScore’s Facebook Messenger bot has 500,000 monthly users appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Harry Potter: Rare book could fetch £500,000 at auction

A one-off edition of a Harry Potter spin-off book, handwritten by JK Rowling, is being sold by its owner. Continue reading at BBC News

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How Glamour grew its social following by 500,000 in six months

Glamour UK has seen a growth spurt in the last six months, thanks to new social media formats like Facebook Live, as well as internal restructuring. While the number of employees in the edit team has stayed at 25, a few new key hires have come on board to direct the growth on platforms. No... Continue reading at Digiday

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June Religion Bestsellers: A Bible Study Boosts Sales for ‘The Husband Project’; Jan Karon Stays #1

Sales shot up for Kathi Lipp’s 2009 ‘The Husband Project’ with the launch of an online Bible. Plus, Jan Karon maintained the top perch in Religion Fiction for the second month in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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L.A. River art project gets a boost from Michael Bloomberg

Plans to display artworks alongside the Los Angeles River and to educate the public about water conservation and the drought have received a significant boost thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable organization of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fragment of Gutenberg Bible expected to top $500,000 at auction

Eight-page section containing the Book of Esther was part of 15th-century edition cut up and sold in pieces by New York book dealer in 1920sAn eight-page fragment from the Gutenberg Bible, the first major book to be printed using Johann Gutenberg’s printing press in 15th-century Germany, will go... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Oyster, the Netflix of ebooks, now offers more than 500,000 titles

Oyster, an iPhone and iPad app that gives users unlimited access to its catalog of ebooks for $9.95 per month, announced that it now has more than 500,000 titles available on its service. The New York start-up launched to much acclaim last September, hailed as the Netflix of ebooks. But... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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