Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches challenge for teachers

The Reading Agency has launched an online reading challenge for teachers in partnership with the Open University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 04:47:32 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches A Chapter A Day challenge

The Reading Agency is challenging people to ditch their phones and rebuild their reading habits to mark World Book Night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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£1m donation to The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency is to receive a £1m donation from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The gift... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading agency launch library exploration game

Libraries across the country are taking part in a high-tech treasure based on Simon Mayo’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont UK launches reading research project

Egmont UK has commissioned a new research programme as part of a wider initiative by the company... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency aims to maintain reading challenge numbers

The Reading Agency is hoping to maintain participant numbers in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, the theme of which is The Beano. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’

Just launched this month, Croatia's 'free reading zone', funded by government and private donors, is intended to offer thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors. The post Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall

The number of children in the UK who took part in The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge this year was down 2.8% on last year’s figure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Reads joins The Reading Agency

Quick Reads is set to become one of the The Reading Agency’s programmes after the two charities have decided to work together. Cathy Rentzenbrink, project director of Quick Reads, told The Bookseller she is very excited about the partnership. “All the work we now do will have a greater impact.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency survey finds 63% of men rarely read

Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sutherland-Hawes leaves Madeleine Milburn to launch own agency

Children's and YA agent Alice Sutherland-Hawes has left the Madeleine Milburn Agency to launch her own agency, ASH Literary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 04:26:22 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith and St Andrew's Bookshop launch The Big Church Read

Hodder Faith, in partnership with mini-chain St Andrew’s Bookshop, will launch a national church book club this autumn, to be known as The Big Church Read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 13:00:50 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:21:12 UTC ]
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PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bradshaw launches literary agency to help crack open 'London-centric' industry

Sophie Bradshaw, former non-fiction publisher at The History Press, has launched a new literary agency and editorial consultancy, drawing on her 17 years’ experience in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 08:11:42 UTC ]
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