Mo Siewcharran fund to support BAME internships

A memorial fund supporting BAME internships in publishing and the theatre has been launched in memory of Mo Siewcharran, the former Nielsen Book director of marketing and communications. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 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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A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast

The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs. The post A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Library Supporters Urge Action on Bill to Provide Relief Funding for Public Libraries

With the August recess looming and a second round of coronavirus relief in the works, $2 billion in funding for libraries hangs in the balance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Here’s how to support worker relief funds for booksellers trying to survive coronavirus closures.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit independent bookstores hard, with booksellers and other book workers now in need of emergency support. Here are some opportunities we’ve spotted to help out, but please let us know of any others and will add to the post. (Email [email protected]) The Book Industry... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hasin wins Dialogue deal with inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize victory

Sarvat Hasin has won the inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize for unpublished authors from BAME backgrounds, securing a deal with Dialogue Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 23:59:10 UTC ]
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BookTrust to fund school visits for BAME authors

BookTrust is going to pay for authors and illustrators of colour to visit schools as part of its BookTrust Represents project, which was set up to boost the number of BAME creatives in children’s publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

Female crime writing group Killer Women is launching a scheme to support emerging authors from BAME and working-class backgrounds, endorsed by J K Rowling, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Martina Cole. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber and Granta among first recipients of Mo Siewcharran grants

The Mo Siewcharran Fund has dealt out its first grants since it was founded, rewarding two publishing houses - Faber & Faber and Granta Books - with £5,000 each to subsidise internships for young people pursuing a career in the Arts.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CLPE secures funding for second investigation into BAME representation

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is launching a second investigation into ethnic representation in children’s publishing after receiving funding from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Life of 'radiant' Mo Siewcharran remembered

Friends from across the trade came together on Friday (29th September) to celebrate the life of Mo Siewcharran, head of marketing at Nielsen Book, who died in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen’s Mo Siewcharran Remembered for Industry Contributions, ‘a Force for Good’

In humor and praise, Nielsen Book's Mo Siewcharran is remembered in London as someone 'who always saw the bigger picture.' The post Nielsen’s Mo Siewcharran Remembered for Industry Contributions, ‘a Force for Good’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Companies Expand Effort to Support Federal Library Funding

The Corporate Committee for Library Investment expands an effort that began last week with a letter to Congress from eight publishers and library vendors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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J K Rowling pledges £5k to fund BAME anthology

J K Rowling has pledged £5,000 towards Nikesh Shukla’s The Good Immigrant, an anthology on race and immigration which is being hosted on crowd-funding site Unbound. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Support for Seven Stories as it fights funding cut

Seven Stories, the national centre for children's books, is making a final push to galvanise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Peddle helps fund Vintage internship

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 12/08/2011 - 08:30 Vintage Publishing will host a paid internship, with The Bodley Head editor Kay Peddle donating her £1,000 prize money from this year's Kim Scott Walwyn Prize to help fund the four-week one-off internship. Random House... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc

Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the 'season of giving' with support for book related charities. The post ‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scotland's National Book Awards postponed to 2021 after funding bid fails

Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mostly Books podcast to return in new year after publisher support

Mostly Books has lined up a second series of its podcast, featuring a host of authors talking about their favourite books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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