#BookstoresAgainstBorders Raises $30,000 and Counting

Money raised by the participating indie bookstores, small presses, and other literary organizations participating in this past weekend's fundraising campaign will benefit the refugee aid nonprofit RAICES. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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#BookstoresAgainstBorders Still Going Strong, $100,000 Raised to Date

#BookstoresAgainstBorders, the book world's fundraising campaign for an organization that assists immigrants to the U.S. who have been incarcerated at the border, has raised more than $100,000 in about two weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nosy Crow raises £30,000 for War Child UK

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Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo Writing Life Now Carries 250,000 titles by 30,000 Authors

Two years after its launch, Kobo Writing Life (KWL), ebook retailer Kobo’s self-publishing channel, carries more than 250,000 self-published digital titles by over 30,000 authors who publish regularly through KWL. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Help Copper Canyon Press raise $80,000 for an anthology and film on translator Red Pine.

This seems like a cause worth supporting, if you’re able: Copper Canyon Press has launched a Kickstarter to help fund two projects featuring Red Pine, whose work translating Chinese poetry and Buddhist texts has reached audiences around the world. Here’s how Copper Canyon describes Red Pine: He... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Spanish Publishers at London: A Workforce of 30,000

The Spanish-language collective delegation to London Book Fair cites 30.10 million copies to Europe among its exports. The post Spanish Publishers at London: A Workforce of 30,000 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’

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“Romance Is Political”: The Unlikely Fundraising Effort That Raised $400,000 for the Georgia Senate Runoff Race

Courtney Milan explains how a group of romance novelists rallied behind one of their own: Stacey Abrams. Continue reading at Slate

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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Niamh Campbell has been awarded the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her "original and touching" piece "Love Many". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writers Against Racial Injustice Raises $55,000 for Equal Justice Initiative

Six authors have formed Writers Against Racial Injustice, raising $55,000 for the Equal Justice Initiative in three weeks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

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English language bookshop crowdfunder has week to raise £7,000

A crowdfunding campaign to create a “feminist safe haven” bookshop in Paris has only a week left to raise the remaining £7,000 needed to secure premises, after securing two-thirds of its financial target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading enterprise raises £12k after 100,000 books ruined in Doncaster floods

A social enterprise promoting literacy, Reread in Doncaster, has raised £12,000 in five days after hundreds of thousands of its books were damaged or destroyed by major floods. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eaves' 'future classic' Murmur wins £30,000 Wellcome Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has scooped the 10th Wellcome Book Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

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Timbuktu raises $218,000 to publish Rebel Girls journal

The founders of the Rebel Girls books have raised $218,937 to publish a new book, a "guided journal that helps girls train their rebel spirit and lead the revolution of our time". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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