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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Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to a £15,000 Arts Council England (ACE) grant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 08:55:07 UTC ]
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Hay and Women's Prize win Culture Recovery Fund cash

The Hay Festival and the Women's Prize are some of the literature organisations to have benefitted from the latest round of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund administered through Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-22 05:55:21 UTC ]
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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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Culture Recovery Fund application deadline approaches

Arts Council England has urged businesses to apply for the Culture Recovery Fund before the first round's deadline this Friday (21st August). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 18:46:24 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 06:53:54 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 literary festival feeds growing appetite for all-female cultural events

Sandi Toksvig and Helen Lederer lead the drive to tackle gender inequality in the artsFrom this month’s Women of the World gathering on London’s South Bank to many smaller bespoke festivals and competitions, the demand for public events and festivals centred on the female experience is growing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MIT Press partners with Oxford Literary Festival

The MIT Press will sponsor the American Literature and Culture program at the 2019 Oxford Literary Festival, marking the first time a university press sponsor has partnered with the festival in this way.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Private Donor Funds Calvin College Literary Festival

A donation from longtime Zondervan editor Bob Hudson will keep the doors open at The Calvin College Festival of Faith & Writing, which was nearly shuttered this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hong Kong Literary Festival Underscores Cross-Cultural Connections

The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West. The post Hong Kong Literary Festival Underscores Cross-Cultural Connections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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Central Recovery Press, Beacon Press Launch Audio Imprints

Las Vegas-based Central Recovery Press and Boston’s Beacon Press are the latest independent publishers to jump into the booming audio segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unnamed Press and Rare Bird Now Double as Indie Booksellers

The two Los Angeles–based independent publishers opened North Figueroa Bookshop earlier this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Presses and Bookstores Discuss Strategies for Success at PNBA

New marketing approaches and sustainable publishing were two of the main topics on the final day of the PNBA fall meeting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Literary Press Group: Accessible Ebooks

Close to 600 titles will be part of the new, accessible 'Ebooks for Everyone' initiative from the Literary Press Group of Canada. The post Canada’s Literary Press Group: Accessible Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-09 14:58:40 UTC ]
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Interview with an Indie Press: Dzanc Books

Dzanc Books—a nonprofit independent publisher based in Ann Arbor, Michigan—was once described by one of its authors as publishing the “books that don’t want to be movies.” In addition to pursuing this mission with an eclectic mix of publications—including those by Roy Kesey, Laura van den Berg,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-27 08:50:00 UTC ]
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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-31 10:36:00 UTC ]
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