EU funds £2.5m literary projects in UK

The European Union's cultural funding programme Creative Europe has helped to finance around €2.6m (£2.3m) worth of writing or publishing projects in the UK since it was established in 2014, The Bookseller can reveal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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