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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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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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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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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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-17 17:14:34 UTC ]
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SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and books about post-colonial Kenya and the natural world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 04:36:42 UTC ]
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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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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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ACE reveals it has granted nearly £2.5m to 'literature' sector in emergency fund

Arts Council England has revealed its emergency response funding breakdown, with a £2,463,882 grant to the successful individuals and organisations that applied from the literature discipline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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BA reveals final round of grants from £50K diversity fund

Bookshops from across Britain have been awarded the final grants from the Booksellers Association £50,000 diversity fund for projects to improve accessibility, representation and inclusion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Vuong and Luiselli awarded MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants'

Poet Ocean Vuong and Booker Prize longlistee Valeria Luiselli are among the recipients of this year’s £505,000 "genius grants" from the MacArthur Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 06:10:20 UTC ]
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Vuong, Barry Awarded MacArthur Grants

Novelist and poet Ocean Vuong and comics artist and educator Lynda Barry, are among the 26 people chosen to receive the annual fellowships—popularly known as “genius grants”—awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. 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

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Cheltenham granted ACE funding to expand reading programme

Cheltenham Festivals has received a grant of £127,608 from Arts Council England to expand its Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils programme over the next three years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nalu Scientific awarded $200,000 grant to design affordable research tech

Honolulu-based Nalu Scientific has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a camera that could make physics research more affordable for the DOE and individual researchers.  Nalu Scientific plans to commercialize the ultrafast pixel array camera, which would... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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New Writing North and Morpugo's Farms for City Children awarded News Corp funding

New Writing North and Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children are among seven charities sharing £100,000 donated by HarperCollins UK parent company News Corp UK, via the annual News Corp Giving programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Literary Partnership Awards $1M in Lit Funding

The Amazon Literary Partnership has awarded $1 million in support to 66 literary nonprofits, in addition to awarding grants of $120,000 each to the Academy of American Poets and to the Community of Literary Presses and Magazines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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