Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:57:11 UTC ]
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Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

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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

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Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund

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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Laugharne Weekend appeals for cash after missing out on Arts Council Wales funding

Annual literary festival The Laugharne Weekend is appealing for cash after being denied funding from Arts Council Wales (ACW) for the first time in the event's 12-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses granted Arts Council funding

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Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’

'Overall the books selling well' in the UK 'are not literary,' Arts Council England's commissioned report from the Canelo team announces. The post Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Literary fiction in crisis as sale drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports

New figures show that fewer UK writers earn enough to live on, as ACE blames falling sales of literary fiction on the recession and the rise of smartphonesThe image of the impoverished writer scratching out their masterwork in a freezing garret remains as true today as it was a century ago,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Blackstaff Press 'devastated' to have Arts Council funding withdrawn

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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

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Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital

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ACE reveals it has granted nearly £2.5m to 'literature' sector in emergency fund

Arts Council England has revealed its emergency response funding breakdown, with a £2,463,882 grant to the successful individuals and organisations that applied from the literature discipline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon revealed as £250k donor to bookseller coronavirus fund

Amazon has been revealed as the mystery donor which pledged £250,000 to a fundraising drive to help booksellers impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Arts Funders Launch Artist Pandemic Relief Fund

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Coronavirus Aid Package Includes Millions for Libraries, Schools, and the Arts

The package includes $50 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for digital inclusion projects, and a hefty $30.8 billion in relief for schools and colleges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here’s how to support worker relief funds for booksellers trying to survive coronavirus closures.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit independent bookstores hard, with booksellers and other book workers now in need of emergency support. Here are some opportunities we’ve spotted to help out, but please let us know of any others and will add to the post. (Email [email protected]) The Book Industry... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Trade rallies to launch emergency hardship funds for authors and booksellers

The trade has pulled together to launch a series of emergency measures to support authors and booksellers affected financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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