The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts organizations, magazines, and publishers who have been severely financially affected by COVID-19. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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NEA Awards $1.4 Million to Literary Organizations

The National Endowment for the Arts announced $84 million in grants for 1,144 projects, including 62 for literary arts organizations, worth a total of $1.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBC's telecast of Golden Globe Awards draws 19 million viewers, down 5% from last year

On a night when politics nearly overshadowed show business, NBC’s telecast of Golden Globes Awards was watched by 19 million viewers on Sunday, a 5% decline from 2017. Though the ratings from Nielsen were off from the previous year, the audience for the show emceed by “Late Night” host Seth... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

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The longlist for this year’s €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award is 156 books long.

The longlist for the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award was announced today, and it is indeed long—156 books long, to be precise. The prize is sponsored by the Dublin City Council, and the longlist is comprised of nominations from public libraries around the world. Last year’s winner,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Amazon Literary Partnership Awards $1M in Lit Funding

The Amazon Literary Partnership has awarded $1 million in support to 66 literary nonprofits, in addition to awarding grants of $120,000 each to the Academy of American Poets and to the Community of Literary Presses and Magazines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

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Grammy Awards draws 19.8 million viewers on CBS, a nine-year low

The CBS telecast of the 60th Grammy Awards was watched by 19.8 million viewers, a staggering 27% decline from last year’s show. The live program from Madison Square Garden in New York, with “The Late Late Show” host James Corden as emcee, drew its smallest audience since 2009, according to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tribune Offers $3 Million to Fund Freedom Bankruptcy Case

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Booktrack Attracts $5 Million in Funding

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Sharethrough Grabs $5 Million in Funding for Native Ad Push

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Women dominate the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

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Fury autobiography wins Telegraph's Sports Book of the Year Award

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Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control

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