Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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SoA launches fundraising drive as money for Covid-hit writers runs low

The Society of Authors is launching a fundraising drive to help top up its Authors’ Contingency Fund, ensuring it can continue to offer hardship grants to authors as the effects of the health crisis continue to be felt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 17:04:03 UTC ]
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Newcastle crime writers create anthology for NHS

A group of crime writers have collaborated to produce a short story collection during the UK lockdown, with all proceeds to go to NHS Charities Together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 04:47:00 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Unbound launches Irish working class writers anthology

Unbound is launching an anthology of working class writers from across Ireland, featuring original pieces by Roddy Doyle and Lisa McInerney alongside lesser known authors and edited by Paul McVeigh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 02:04:57 UTC ]
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Virago and The Pool launch new crime writer award

Virago deputy publisher Sarah Savitt and The Pool c.e.o. Sam Baker have launched a competition to find a new female crime writer for Virago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Terpstra and Richardson to be 'Noirwich' crime festival writers in residence

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival has today confirmed Anita Terpstra and Paddy Richardson will be its Unesco City of Literature virtual writers in residence for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 15:45:42 UTC ]
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Spread the Word launches London Writers Awards 2021

Submissions are now open for Spread the Word's 2021 London Writers Awards, which this year focus on developing authors of literary fiction, commercial fiction, YA/children’s fiction and narrative non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 03:44:16 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches Book Club subscription service

Capital Crime is launching a monthly subscription service, providing two curated paperbacks alongside exclusive author content and access to community activities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 02:25:45 UTC ]
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Festival for Working Class Writers to launch in 2021

The Festival for Working Class Writers is being launched in Bristol next year, hoping to shine a spotlight on authors who organiser Natasha Carthew says are underrepresented at other events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 17:38:05 UTC ]
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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

The Literary Consultancy is partnering with Ellah P Wakatama, editor-at-large at Canongate, to launch the TLC Scholarship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-19 14:43:29 UTC ]
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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 07:15:38 UTC ]
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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-15 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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Blackwell's to close five university branches following Covid-19 crisis

Blackwell's is closing five of its university campus branches to "protect the future health" of its business following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:14:38 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Books Multiply on Covid-19 Crisis

Religion publishers are racing to respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic with titles aimed at encouraging and comforting readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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TLC launches digital platform for writers

The Literary Consultancy (TLC) has launched a digital platform to support writers and "safeguard their creativity". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 01:42:35 UTC ]
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Crisis comms: gaining perspective from writers past

It’s just over a month since lockdown began. I don’t need to tell you about the uncertainties or worries, but at Riot the crisis has strengthened our raison d'etre: we exist to promote culture, because we know how culture can offer perspective during turbulent times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 08:34:43 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis | April 24

Today marks the fifth week we have recognized publishers that, despite difficult challenges and uncertainty, have prioritized their community as much as, if not more than, their own business interests. We continue to be inspired by all of the gestures we’ve seen from around the industry, and we... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 04:49:28 UTC ]
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