Describing an ‘inward-looking atmosphere,’ panelists at London Book Fair explored the funding impact of Brexit on the literature market.
In Support of Export: The UK’s International Showcase Features LGBTQI+ Content
The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
The UK’s World Book Day Names a First Chief Executive
Cassie Chadderton is being tapped by the London-based reading charity for ‘her track record of representing policy and political and stakeholder relations.’
London Book Fair Names Singapore’s Jeremy Tiang ‘Literary Translator of the Fair’
Translation now has an official representative at the London Book Fair, with Jeremy Tiang as the first named to the honor.
Ticket to Bologna: Daniel Hahn Announces Editors’ Translation Trip
Translator Daniel Hahn is organizing a UK editors’ trip to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019 with support from several literary organizations.
Newly Announced Pop Up Creators Is an Exhibition of Multinational Illustration
With illustration mentors crossing borders to work with young graphic artists-in-training in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, a new Pop Up Project announced today in London (March 12) celebrates art and internationalism.
Arts Council England’s Alarm for Literary Fiction: ‘The Problem Is a Real One’
‘Overall the books selling well’ in the UK ‘are not literary,’ Arts Council England’s commissioned report from the Canelo team announces.
European Lit Published with Passion, Promoted with Wine
With a focused list of short translations, UK’s Peirene Press has quickly developed a cult following among London’s smart set.
UK’s “Fiction Uncovered” Promo Aims to Make Underappreciated Writers Famous
By Sophie Rochester It’s been quite a year for the publishing industry — an industry still straddling the realms of both print and digital. This could not have been more highlighted through the course of building up to Fiction Uncovered, the major new promotion to support the UK’s best fiction writers, which announces its inaugural selection of eight titles today. The …
UK Library Supporters to Protest Over 400 Possible Closures
By Hannah Johnson The Guardian UK reports that library supporters have declared a “carnival of resistance” to protest library closures across the UK. The “carnival” will take place on February 5 with nationwide events and “read-ins” at over forty libraries. The Public Libraries News website currently counts 398 libraries and 40 mobile libraries that are under threat of closure. These …
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