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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NEA to Give $135 Million to Arts Organizations

The American Rescue Plan includes $135 million in new funding for the National Endowment for the Arts to help arts organizations hard hit by the pandemic. Of the funding, 60% will be administered directly by the National Endowment for the Arts, with 40% channeled through state and regional... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council England announces £160m coronavirus emergency fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £160m emergency funding package to help artists and art organisations cope with the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

Tribune Publishing Co., the owners of the Los Angeles Times, offered $3 million to fund Freedom Communication Inc.’s bankruptcy case during the newspaper publisher’s first bankruptcy hearing Wednesday.   A lawyer for the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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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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British Book Awards crowned Event of the Year at PPA Awards

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5 Contemporary Literary Fiction Books That Are Game-Changers

If you want to do some serious reading to reflect on humanity and its many aspects, these 5 contemporary literary fiction books are for you, including A Burning By Megha Majumdar. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Supporting Scotland's emerging literary voices

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Clear Channel scoops Commercial Team of the Year at Campaign Media Awards

The outdoor media owner beat 4 Sales, Hearst Solutions, News UK and Reach Solutions to claim the coveted prize. Continue reading at Media Week

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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal restructures as ACE awards grant

Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal has restructured after securing its first grant from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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