Carthew's ClassFest wins £43,000 from Arts Council

ClassFest, a new literature festival showcasing the work of working-class writers, has received £43,000 funding from Arts Council England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 10:17:38 UTC ]
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Hughes wins £10,000 Encore Award for The Wild Laughter

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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

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

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Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

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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 boss suggests library funding boost

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

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 16:58:59 UTC ]
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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

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Hisham Matar follows his Pulitzer-winning ‘The Return’ with a meditation on art amid mourning

The reflections on art in “A Month in Siena” are beautiful and full of insight, but the book is about so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses granted Arts Council funding

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has been granted Arts Council funding for the next two years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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