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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Reading Agency presents report to Downing Street

The Reading Agency has presented a report to Downing Street showing that 92% of participants in its Reading Ahead challenge felt more confident about reading after taking part. The charity presented its findings into the impact of Reading Ahead, which was known as the Six Book Challenge from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Plum Literary children's agency launches

Mark Mills, owner of the Plum Pudding Illustration Agency, and former Bloomsbury editor Fiz Osborne, are setting up a new children’s literary agency. Plum Literary will be based in Reigate, Surrey, and cater for writers for all kinds of children’s books, from picture books to YA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cristobal Pera to Launch Wylie Agency España

Cristóbal Pera, the former Editorial Director of Random House Mondadori Mexico, will join The Wylie Agency and launch The Wylie Agency España. The post Cristobal Pera to Launch Wylie Agency España appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cristobol Pera to Launch Wiley Agency España

Cristóbol Pera, the former Editorial Director of Random House Mondadori Mexico, will will join The Wylie Agency and launch The Wylie Agency España. The post Cristobol Pera to Launch Wiley Agency España appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European study into e-reading launches next week

A new European Commission-funded project will study whether or not reading digitally changes people’s comprehension of the text they consume. The Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (EREAD) research will launch next week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and carry on until autumn 2017 at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gotch joins The Reading Agency

Corinne Gotch has joined The Reading Agency as programme co-ordinator for publishing partners. In her new role Gotch will manage the charity’s partnerships with children’s publishers and work with them to deliver reading activities in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Megibow Launches Agency

Literary agent Sara Megibow is parting ways with Nelson Literary Agency to launch Megibow Literary Agency in Denver, Colo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brodie joins The Reading Agency

Karen Brodie is joining literacy charity The Reading Agency as head of publisher partnerships.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC launches Killer Reads imprint with open submission

HarperCollins is launching a new digital-first crime and thriller list, which will begin... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription ebook plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sanrio Launches Hello Kitty Reading Day

To mark Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary, licensor Sanrio and its publishing licensees are planning the first Hello Kitty Reading Day this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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St. Martin’s, Swagbucks Launch Read Channel

St. Martin’s Press is teaming up with Swagbucks, the loyalty and rewards site, to launch Read, a new digital literature channel on the Swagbucks site. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Giving $1M in Big Read Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that between September 2014 and June 2015, 77 organizations across the country will receive more than $1 million in funding as a part of the NEA's Big Read program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency to run World Book Night

The World Book Night project is to be run by The Reading Agency (TRA), with WBN chief executive... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Donates 1m Books to Charity Reach Out & Read

Scholastic has donated 1 million books to Reach Out and Read, a literacy charity that works to provide books to at-risk children via doctors and nurses. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo launches new e-reading devices

Kobo has announced a new batch of e-reading devices to launch worldwide. The range includes three... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McKearney to step down at The Reading Agency

Miranda McKearney is to step down from her role as director of The Reading Agency in December.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency to release dyslexia help books

The Reading Agency has partnered with publisher Barrington Stoke to create initiatives that will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleeting to launch agency

Fleeting magazine, an online literary journal which publishes short stories and writer interviews... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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