Inclusive Indies Fund awards grants to 11 presses

The Includive Indies Fund, set up earlier this year by Knights Of and Jacaranda, has awarded grants totalling £35,000 to 11 independent presses from across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:44:26 UTC ]
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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 07:24:04 UTC ]
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Bluemoose's Duffy calls for industry fund to support indie presses

Bluemoose Books founder Kevin Duffy has called on the publishing industry to rally behind its smaller presses at this time of crisis and to establish a fund to help independent publishers survive what Duffy said had been a 90% reduction in revenue as a result of the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 17:49:26 UTC ]
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Comma Press awarded £50k from Greater Manchester Culture Fund

Independent publisher Comma Press and Manchester Literature Festival have been awarded grants from the Greater Manchester Culture Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:22:17 UTC ]
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New Mo Siewcharran Fund grants awarded

New grants from the Mo Siewcharran Fund to take on interns from BAME backgrounds have been awarded to the Royal Society of Literature, Europa Editions UK and Swindon’s Prime Theatre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 14:55:36 UTC ]
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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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Emma Press awarded £15k ACE grant

Birmingham-based independent publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help them grow as an inclusive children’s publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Valley Press awarded £50k ACE grant

A Scarborough-based independent publisher has won nearly £50,000 grant from the Arts Council England (ACE) Valley Press, which publishers 12 titles a year across poetry, fiction and non-fiction has been awarded a £49,443 grant in National Lottery funds from ACE. The publisher was founded in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Patterson awards grants to 73 indie bookshops

More than £130,000 has been allocated to 73 independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Interview with an Indie Press: Coffee House Press

In a corner of northeast Minneapolis, Coffee House Press has been quietly publishing some of the most creatively adventurous, engaging books of the last few decades. The publisher, which started as a letterpress, will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary next year. Members of the staff answered... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-02 08:48:14 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Donaldson, Sissay and Persaud win at Indie Book Awards

Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, Lemn Sissay, Ingrid Persaud and Jasbinder Bilan have won prizes at the Indie Book Awards, held as part of Independent Bookshop Week's celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-26 13:47:44 UTC ]
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Sweet Cherry Publishing: Life for Leicester children’s indie after Nibbies Small Press triumph

"We want to be recognised as one of the leading children’s book publishers in the industry: we want not only to be recognised, we want to be respected.” Sanjee de Silva (pictured), the new publisher at Sweet Cherry, recently named Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards, has big... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 22:25:53 UTC ]
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New Grant Program Will Aid Indie Bookstores

A new industry initiative to help independent booksellers and comic shops recover from the Covid-19 pandemic is being launched today, with a $500,000 contribution from Ingram Charities and Ingram Content Group as well as significant gifts from Bookshop.org and four major publishers. The Survive... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal restructures as ACE awards grant

Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal has restructured after securing its first grant from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 08:57:11 UTC ]
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Indies dominate KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award shortlist

Independent Irish publishers account for five of the eight shortlisted titles for this year's KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-08 16:07:19 UTC ]
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Midwest Indie Presses Rebounded After Last Spring

Five Midwest independent publishers reported that sales fell this past spring, but then rebounded to varying degrees for each in the remainder of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021

The Syrian author Khalil Sweileh's 'Remorse Test,' winner of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Literature, is to be translated into Ukrainian by Nora-Druk Publishers. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Its First Translation Grant of 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists

All told, more than 90 small presses and independent bookshops are in the running now for the British Book Awards' annual honors. The post British Book Awards: Bookstore, Small Press Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-21 16:10:23 UTC ]
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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 21:20:53 UTC ]
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