New £10,000 award for indie publishers launches

The Clarissa Luard Award, a new £10,000 award for independent publishing, has been set up by Arts Council England to recognise the contribution that small publishers make to literature and to celebrate the "adventurousness, innovative spirit and creativity" of independent literary publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 UTC ]
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McGuinness wins £10,000 Encore Award for Throw Me To The Wolves

Patrick McGuinness has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for his “beautiful, haunting thriller” Throw Me To The Wolves (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 15:04:28 UTC ]
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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:31:09 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Emerald Publishing launches £20,000 fund to make coronavirus research available

Emerald Publishing has launched a £20,000 fund to cover article processing charges, supporting social scientists in making their research on health emergencies such as coronavirus rapidly available.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 15:58:43 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions launch $10,000 Novel Prize

Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions are launching The Novel Prize, a $10,000 biennial award for book-length fiction by published or unpublished authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 09:34:44 UTC ]
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Hilsum and Laing awarded £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes

A biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum and Olivia Laing’s novel Crudo have won this year’s James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 07:50:33 UTC ]
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Indie publisher launches imprint for BME voices

Indie publisher Hashtag Press is launching a new imprint to showcase exclusively BME voices. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 09:53:55 UTC ]
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Sheffield indie publisher to expand thanks to £250,000 investment

Sheffield-based independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing is planning on almost doubling its staff numbers, after receiving a quarter of a million pounds in investment from entrepreneur Stephen Ross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 13:12:31 UTC ]
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Orion dominates £10,000 Thumping Good Read Award shortlist

Orion dominates the seven-strong shortlist for W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award with two titles up for the £10,000 prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:39:00 UTC ]
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IPG Independent Publishers Awards shortlists see 10 new names for 2019

The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has announced the 12 shortlists for its annual awards, with five small presses up for at least two prizes and 10 featuring for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Launch Indie Playlist Program

A consortium of independent publishers led by Seven Stories Press has launched Indie Playlist, a program that provides discounts and cash rewards for independent booksellers who order from a rotating list of titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former English teacher wins £10,000 Trapeze publishing contract

A former English teacher has won a £10,000 publishing contract with Trapeze as first prize in the ‘Write your own Love Story’ competition the publisher ran with dating website eharmony to celebrate the latter’s 10th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 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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Self-published archaeological thriller takes £20,000 Amazon award

The Relic Hunters by David Leadbeater is inaugural winner of online retailer’s DIY publishing prizeThe writer David Leadbeater has struck gold with his self-published archaeological thriller, The Relic Hunters, scooping up the first Amazon Kindle Storyteller award.Leadbeater pronounced it “a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible launches £10,000 writing grant

Audible has launched a £10,000 audio-exclusive writing grant for unpublished writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Indie Publishers Launch Advocacy Organization

Dan Simon of Seven Stories Press and Tom Hallock of Beacon Press are leading the effort to form an advocacy organization to support and promote independent presses in a rapidly changing industry, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inclusivity in Publishing Award launched

An Inclusivity in Publishing Award has been launched by the Publishers Association (PA) and the London Book Fair (LBF), recognising companies that have demonstrated commitment to improving inclusivity across the publishing ecosystem. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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