The Marian Hebb Research Grants support ‘the creation of a publishable work’ in French and English Canada, and allows for extended project timelines in the pandemic
French publishers working in the scientific and scholarly journal sector are responding to ministry calls for open content, as Canada’s copyright agency makes another donation to authors losing income in the pandemic.
Jennifer 8 Lee needed programming help to launch her publishing startup Plympton, but she didn’t have the cash. So what did she do? She got creative.
The fund, sponsored by the Sharjah government, implement reading projects for children living in Central Asia, and North Africa.
Mexico has more than 100 indies struggling to survive, often as literary publishers. Some embrace e-books, others balk. Could digital by their lifeline?
The relationships between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists and authors and publishers are more similar than you might think.
UK crowdsourced book funding project Unbound has a strong publishing pedigree and has already put several A-list books under contract. Unbound LIve, a pitch slam with Kate Mosse and Tibor Fischer is being held on Sept. 12.
By the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair the Brazilian government wants to have funded the translation of 250 Brazilian books into foreign languages.
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 …
By Helen Gregg Publishing Scotland recently announced the second year of its Go-See Grants, which provide financial support for Scottish publishers to attend international book fairs. Backed financially by Creative Scotland, the aim of the grant is to increase opportunity for Scottish publishers of fiction, poetry, children’s, and select nonfiction to buy and sell rights abroad. Priority will be given …
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