How an Arts Council-backed title is tackling bigotry - and livery misconceptions

Saqi Books' Elizabeth Briggs on how there is no such thing as a dangerous language, even if transport authorities disagree. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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TLS and Arts Council back Republic of Consciousness Prize

The Times Literary Supplement has become the official media partner of The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Arts Council England boss suggests library funding boost

Arts Council England (ACE) could make funding public libraries one of its priorities over the next decade, the organisation’s c.e.o. has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:55:05 UTC ]
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Laugharne Weekend appeals for cash after missing out on Arts Council Wales funding

Annual literary festival The Laugharne Weekend is appealing for cash after being denied funding from Arts Council Wales (ACW) for the first time in the event's 12-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 08:51:41 UTC ]
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Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’

'Overall the books selling well' in the UK 'are not literary,' Arts Council England's commissioned report from the Canelo team announces. The post Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction in crisis as sale drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports

New figures show that fewer UK writers earn enough to live on, as ACE blames falling sales of literary fiction on the recession and the rise of smartphonesThe image of the impoverished writer scratching out their masterwork in a freezing garret remains as true today as it was a century ago,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council protected, national business rates scrapped in Spending Review

The Arts Council will have its funding protected under the Spending Review, while business rates will be devolved to local councils. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackstaff Press 'devastated' to have Arts Council funding withdrawn

Northern Ireland publisher Blackstaff Press  said it is “devastated” to learn its Arts Council funding has been withdrawn and is “absorbing the shock” of the news. The independent press, which has been running since 1971, said it found out its funding had been slashed from £82,200 to zero for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library Campaign attacks CMS Arts Council report

The Library Campaign has termed the new report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee into the activities of Arts Council England a "damp squib". In the report, released yesterday (5th November), the CMS Committee criticised ACE for its bias in funding projects in the capital, but... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morgan to leave Arts Council

Libraries director Nicky Morgan will leave Arts Council England in July when the organisation... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Art Check: Harvey Pekar, Back From the Dead

For Harvey Pekar's Cleveland, Top Shelf and Zip Comics recruited artist Joseph Remnant, whose work recalls longtime Pekar collaborator R. Crumb, but with a lighter touch and a charm all its own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Forgan out as chair of Arts Council

Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has asked current chair of the Arts Council Dame Liz Forgan to step... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Catnip brings back out-of-print titles

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 08:30 Independent children's publisher Catnip is using Twitter and bloggers to source original and out-of-print titles for its list. It will publish Katherine Roberts' out-of-print fantasy Song Quest in February 2012. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council withholds Poetry Society grant

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 11:52 Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed it is withholding the Poetry Society's quarterly grant payment of almost £78,500, in the wake of the major internal row and resignations. The payment was due to the Poetry Society at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council to 'speak up for libraries'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 10:05 The Arts Council has given the first indication of how it intends to approach its forthcoming responsibility for libraries by publishing a review of its strategic goals. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morgan to be Arts Council libraries director

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 09:59 Nicola Morgan is to be the libraries director at the Arts Council. Morgan is currently programme manager, sector improvement at the Museums, Libraries and Archives council, which winds up this autumn. She will take up her new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fears over access to children's poetry after Arts Council cuts

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:37 Children's poetry is among the biggest losers in the children's literature sector following the recent cuts in Arts Council funding, it has emerged. As well as the Poetry Book Society (PBS) which has seen 100% of its funding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council defends Poetry Book Society cuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 09:16 The Arts Council has defended its funding cut to the Poetry Book Society (PBS), claiming its "reach and distribution was not as wide or effective as other applicants'". In a letter to the Times, Antonia Byatt, director of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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