Galley Beggar Press 'saved' after crowdfunder raises £42k

Galley Beggar Press has raised more than £42,000 in under 24 hours, "saving" the independent publisher and filling the financial “black hole” created from The Book People going into administration earlier in the week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:52:46 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions jointly win Republic of Consciousness Prize

Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions have both won this year’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses, as its founder announced the contest would no longer be restricted to just one winner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Superb' re-telling of King Lear to Galley Beggar Press

Galley Beggar Press is to publish a retelling of King Lear set in modern-day New Delhi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Galley Beggar presses into non-fiction

Galley Beggar Press (GBP) will launch a non-fiction list in early 2016 with a memoir by novelist Toby Litt and a title from début writer Megan Dunn.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Galley Beggar Press to launch short story list

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Andersen Press raises over £1m with Elmer art auction

Andersen Press and art events company Wild in Art have now raised more than £1m for UK charities after a recent auction secured £312,750 for the Heart of Kent Hospice.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Historic Home of Warwick's Saved After Friends Raise Millions

More than 30 people raised $8.35 million to buy the building that houses Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla, Calif., saving it from having to move from where it has operated since 1952. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Galley Beggar nets Ellmann essay collection

Galley Beggar is to publish an essay collection from Lucy Ellmann, Things Are Against Us.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Galley Beggar buys second two volumes in Mordew trilogy

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ACE 'just saved indie publishing', say presses

Indies The Bookseller has contacted have spoken of their "huge relief" after receiving funding from Arts Council England's £160m emergency coronavirus pot, though for many the grants are not a "fix-all". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

Editors say it was pressured into printing an edition of Ducks, Newburyport for the discount retailer but now may not see the returnsGalley Beggar Press, the tiny literary publisher behind acclaimed novels including the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport and women’s prize for fiction winner A... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Galley Beggar faces £40k black hole after The Book People enters administration

A Galley Beggar Press fundraiser has raised £20,000 within an hour of launching, as the indie faces a £40,000 "black hole" from The Book People’s administration status. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Widyaratna and Caless raise £4k in hours for food banks in trade crowdfunder

Picador commissioning editor Kishani Widyaratna (pictured) and Influx Press co-founder Kit Caless have launched a fundraiser for people in the publishing industry to donate money to the Trussell Trust with nearly £4,000 raised within five hours. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rare Jane Austen letter saved as public campaign raises £10k

Jane Austen’s House Museum has saved a section of a letter by Jane Austen after “an outpouring of generosity from the public” saw £10,000 raised in six weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Galley Beggar picks up Clammer adult debut

Galley Beggar Press has bagged the "tense, emotional and gripping" first adult novel from James Clammer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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