No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 11:58:39 UTC ]
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Henderson joins Vertebrate as indie expands digital business

Shona Henderson has been appointed digital products manager at Sheffield-based Vertebrate Publishing, which is expanding its digital business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 13:33:05 UTC ]
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DHH Agency celebrates decade in business with expansion and major deals

The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom sessions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 13:29:00 UTC ]
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Hogan wins Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize

Edward Hogan has won the 2020/21 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize for his submission "Single Sit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 05:38:51 UTC ]
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Indies raise concerns over 'nightmare' Brexit costs and delays

Indie publishers are struggling with increased costs and ongoing delays caused by Brexit, with one describing the situation as a “complete nightmare” and another warning it may have to ditch export sales from its site. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 13:30:15 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar nets Ellmann essay collection

Galley Beggar is to publish an essay collection from Lucy Ellmann, Things Are Against Us.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 22:02:46 UTC ]
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Global recession and no-deal Brexit will bite, IPG conference hears

As the UK edges closer to the Brexit transition deadline, global recession and the weakened state of the UK's economy because of Covid-19 will hit the trade hard, delegates at the Independent Publishers Guild conference heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 07:34:44 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar buys second two volumes in Mordew trilogy

After publishing the first instalment in Alex Pheby's Mordew trilogy earlier this month, Galley Beggar has announced it has secured the next two books in the fantasy series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 23:32:01 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press 'saved' after crowdfunder raises £42k

Galley Beggar Press has raised more than £42,000 in under 24 hours, "saving" the independent publisher and filling the financial “black hole” created from The Book People going into administration earlier in the week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:52:46 UTC ]
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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

Editors say it was pressured into printing an edition of Ducks, Newburyport for the discount retailer but now may not see the returnsGalley Beggar Press, the tiny literary publisher behind acclaimed novels including the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport and women’s prize for fiction winner A... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-18 13:22:39 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar faces £40k black hole after The Book People enters administration

A Galley Beggar Press fundraiser has raised £20,000 within an hour of launching, as the indie faces a £40,000 "black hole" from The Book People’s administration status. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 20:00:20 UTC ]
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Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

The Booker Prize Foundation's literary director has defended the judging process following criticism from shortlisted author Lucy Ellmann’s publisher Galley Beggar.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 03:40:38 UTC ]
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Two Minnesota Indie Bookstores Partnered Up, and Business Is Booming

Twin Cities area bookstores Excelsior Bay Books and Valley Bookseller have entered a unique collaborative relationship that is attracting A-list authors to their premises and bumping up both stores’ sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers braced for potential no-deal Brexit

Even as the British government and the European Union wrangle on a withdrawal agreement, UK publishers have begun warning staff of the dire consequences of a no-deal Brexit, fearing it could lead to book stock being held up at ports, paper supply to UK printers threatened, and a fall in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:38:09 UTC ]
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Indie Splice snaps up de Silva in two-book deal

Birmingham-based indie Splice has acquired an "expansive and intricately designed" novel from Mark de Silva in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 04:47:27 UTC ]
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PA to hold no-deal Brexit advice forum for publishers

The Publishers Association has convened a free industry-wide event to help the trade deal with the legal and logistical challenges of a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:05:04 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar picks up Clammer adult debut

Galley Beggar Press has bagged the "tense, emotional and gripping" first adult novel from James Clammer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 03:00:57 UTC ]
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'Business of Brexit' book goes to Biteback

Biteback will publish a book about "how and why politics and business have become utterly disconnected in the past decade", entitled F**k Business: The Business of Brexit, by Iain Anderson, chairman of Cicero Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA calls for Article 50 extension as Brexit deal defeated again

The Publishers Association has called for a longer extension to Article 50 after Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement was voted down for the third time by MPs. Politicians voted by 344 votes to 286 against the government’s deal, meaning Britain is now scheduled to leave on 12th April. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions jointly win Republic of Consciousness Prize

Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions have both won this year’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses, as its founder announced the contest would no longer be restricted to just one winner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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