Her Bloody Project: Sara Hunt on launching Graeme Macrae Burnet

Saraband publisher Sara Hunt talks about the impact of Graeme Macrae Burnet's Man Booker Prize shortlisting on the company and its recent move to Manchester. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet was picked out by the literary spotlight when his second novel, His Bloody Project, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2016. Published by small indie Saraband, it tells of a brutal triple murder in the remote Scottish Highlands in 1869 via witness statements, a memoir... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 17:48:55 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet backs campaign against Scottish library cuts

Man Booker shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet has backed a national campaign against Scottish library cuts, launching today (14th February). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling still not 'particularly diverse' say trade figures, as New Futures project launches

Bookselling is still “not particularly diverse” say trade figures, as a scheme launches to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities start bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 08:43:41 UTC ]
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Granta launches hunts for Best of Young British Novelists

Granta Magazine has opened submissions for the fifth edition of its Best of Young British Novelists list, to be released in spring 2023. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 08:19:00 UTC ]
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Cowell and Duchess of Cornwall launch flagship school libraries project

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cresside Cowell and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited a school in Wandsworth, south London, to open a "life-changing" library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 16:23:10 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to launch virtual book club

The Bloody Scotland Crime Festival is to launch a virtual, international book club, to be broadcast via Facebook Live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 18:03:18 UTC ]
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Egmont launches Paper Beach reading project

Egmont Books has created Paper Beach, a community art project backed by events with authors to help children learning at home and connect them with one another. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 04:03:45 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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S&S to launch Sperring and Hunt picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish two rhyming picture books by author Mark Sperring and illustrator Matt Hunt, with the first out next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 22:03:02 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:21:12 UTC ]
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Duffy and Manchester Writing School launch coronavirus poetry project

Poet Carol Ann Duffy and the Manchester Writing School have launched an international poetry project in response to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 14:30:11 UTC ]
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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 15:44:04 UTC ]
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New Archer launches with treasure hunt and National Gallery partnership

Pan Macmillan has launched a major marketing campaign for Jeffrey Archer’s new novel, including an online treasure hunt and partnership with the National Gallery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 16:21:32 UTC ]
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Audible to launch new narrative non-fiction project next year

Audible will launch a new narrative non-fiction project in February 2020 from social care worker Shane Dunphy, shining a light on Irish gangs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 21:17:03 UTC ]
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CILIP Carnegie Medal revises criteria and launches Inclusive Minds project

Judging criteria for the CILIP Carnegie Medal have been revised to create a “more inclusive, child-focused” awards and a new partnership launched with Inclusive Minds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 05:59:02 UTC ]
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NYT launches ‘The 1619 Project’ to examine the legacy of slavery in America

In August 1619, as colonist John Rolfe wrote at the time, “twenty and odd Negroes” who were captured and taken from Angola arrived on the Virginia coast; they were promptly sold to wealthy English landowners, setting the stage for slavery in America for centuries to come. To recognize the 400th... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-14 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Faber launches companion podcast for Sara Pascoe book

Faber is launching a podcast series to accompany comedian Sara Pascoe’s new book Sex Power Money. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 20:48:34 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

HarperCollins has pledged £20,000 in grants for independent bookshops as part of its ongoing commitment to The Literacy Project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pop Up Projects launches BAME illustrator mentor programme

London-based Pop Up Projects is launching a programme to help illustrators from diverse backgrounds start a career in children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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