Amazon Literary Partnership Awards $1M in Lit Funding

The Amazon Literary Partnership has awarded $1 million in support to 66 literary nonprofits, in addition to awarding grants of $120,000 each to the Academy of American Poets and to the Community of Literary Presses and Magazines. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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2020 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant Recipients Announced

The Amazon Literary Partnership has announced $1 million in grant funding to 66 organizations across the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients include nine groups in California

The Amazon Literary Partnership announced Monday that it was giving more than $1 million in grants to 66 literary nonprofit groups across the country, including nine in California. Amazon has awarded the grants annually since 2009, with the money going to small publishers, writing centers,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 17:40:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants

Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year. The post Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 01:30:39 UTC ]
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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal restructures as ACE awards grant

Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal has restructured after securing its first grant from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 08:57:11 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-10 16:43:48 UTC ]
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In Jamaica, Rebel Women Lit Launches the Caribbean Readers’ Awards

Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers' Awards. The post In Jamaica, Rebel Women Lit Launches the Caribbean Readers’ Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-18 19:25:33 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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What supporting female founders of color taught me about funding, partnership, and equity

The founder of IFundWomen of Color lays out the hard-won lessons that helped her get investments and cofounder-level equity. Growing up with an entrepreneur mom meant my weekends looked different. We’d drive from event to event, in churches, convention centers, and community centers, where I... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-02 05:00:17 UTC ]
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Scotland's National Book Awards postponed to 2021 after funding bid fails

Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 04:05:52 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 07:24:04 UTC ]
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Inclusive Indies Fund awards grants to 11 presses

The Includive Indies Fund, set up earlier this year by Knights Of and Jacaranda, has awarded grants totalling £35,000 to 11 independent presses from across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:44:26 UTC ]
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Women dominate the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

The International Dublin Literary Award is the world’s biggest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The honor comes with a whopping €100,000. Mark your calendars: the winner will be announced on October 22. Congratulations to this year’s finalists! * International... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-03 18:08:27 UTC ]
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HopeRoad extends postcolonial literary studies award

The HopeRoad Prize for postcolonial literary studies is to be renewed for a further three years and to extend its remit, the publisher has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 02:30:10 UTC ]
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NEA Awards $1.4 Million to Literary Organizations

The National Endowment for the Arts announced $84 million in grants for 1,144 projects, including 62 for literary arts organizations, worth a total of $1.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-01 14:48:51 UTC ]
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