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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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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James fundraises for The Reading Agency

Bestselling crime writer Peter James is fundraising for The Reading Agency as he publicises his... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kepler, Bonnier launch agency

Swedish husband-and-wife crime writing duo Alexandra and Alexander Ahndoril, who write together... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade figures launch Read Petite digital venture

A new venture to offer digital short stories and long-form journalism to readers through a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read for My School competition launches today

The National Schools Reading competition has launched today, with up to 200,000 children in years... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key launches writing project

Hot Key Books has launched a free interactive writing project, "Fleur Hitchcock's Story... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches India Kindle Store, swap rupees for good reads

Indian consumers haven't been cut off from Amazon's world of ebook goodies, but their experience is about to get a lot more native with the launch of a local Kindle Store. The prices of over a million books are now available in rupees, and if you're in need of hardware, the latest bare-bones... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading

The basketball captain and father introduces a book series meant to encourage kids to pick up books and take control of their surroundings.NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hardman and Swainson launch new agency

Literary agents Caroline Hardman and Joanna Swainson, former colleagues at Christopher Little,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Launches e-Reader Meant for Reading in Dark

Barnes & Noble wants you to take your e-reader to bed. The latest iteration of the Nook, revealed by the book retailer Thursday, is a black-and-white device with a softly glowing backlit screen. It is designed to solve a common problem that co ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror launches year-long reading campaign

The Daily Mirror is to run a We Love Reading campaign, backed by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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