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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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

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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

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[ 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

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Wood defends Booker judging process after Galley Beggar criticism

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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

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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

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Galley Beggar picks up Clammer adult debut

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'Business of Brexit' book goes to Biteback

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PA calls for Article 50 extension as Brexit deal defeated again

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Galley Beggar Press and CB Editions jointly win Republic of Consciousness Prize

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Amazon puts former Kindle leader in charge of its pharmacy business

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SoA and IWU warn of dangers of no-deal Brexit

The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Irish Writers Union (IWU) have warned about the dangers of a no-deal Brexit. The joint statement pays tribute to the “close literary relationship” between the UK and Ireland but suggests that the “unique and thriving relationship is now under threat as a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British and Irish Writers Condemn No-Deal Brexit

The Society of Authors (SoA) and The Irish Writers' Union have released a joint statement warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on publishing and literature in the two countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indies look to subscription to anchor business in unpredictable market

A number of smaller publishers, many with dedicated followings and a strong sense of community, are asking readers to buy into pledge and subscription schemes that will bring them longer-term benefits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Igloo overhaul puts business back on track

Igloo Books, the mass-market children’s books business owned by Bonnier Publishing, has undergone an overhaul thanks to its new chief executive officer, who has affirmed the division’s future profitability. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gardner’s Head of Zeus deal leads flurry of indie publisher signings

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Galley Beggar seeks 'surprises' through open submissions

Norwich-based independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is opening up general submissions in order to "keep [itself] open to surprises and the wider world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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