Thu, 07/10/2010 - 07:00
Twelve independent literary publishers, including Tindall Street Press, Arcadia and Dedalus, have joined forces to lobby against the funding cuts anticipated as part of the government’s upcoming spending review.
Publishers involved in the initiative includes several other Arts Council-funded poetry and fiction publishers. The Arts...
Thu, 08/07/2010 - 07:47
Literary translations publisher Dedalus has won back its funding from the Arts Council, reports the Guardian. Dedalus received a letter this week from Arts Council England, which said the publisher's regular funding status would be restored, and that it would receive a grant of £26,900 in 2010/2011 for "the commissioning...
Thu, 18/03/2010 - 10:33
Inpress has signed up seven new trade publishers for trade representation in the past six months after re-launching a year ago.
The company most recently signed poetry independent Bloodaxe Books, which will move to Inpress for trade representation in England, Scotland and Wales from 1st April.
Neil Astley, Bloodaxe Books’...
Thu, 20/08/2009 - 13:10
Arts Council patronage: a good thing or the death knell for sales? I ask because I was interested to learn that ACE has selected three literary areas to support – translation, poetry and new writing, all of which, it would be fair to say, struggle in the bookshops. Of course that's exactly why ACE is putting its money behind them, but it...
Thu, 20/08/2009 - 12:01
Literary publisher Dedalus is planning a campaign to keep the company afloat titled "Dedalus is for Christmas" to encourage consumers to buy its books as presents.
The campaign starts in September with a special offer where customers can pre-purchase 12 books for £100—at a discount of £20—to give as...
Tue, 07/07/2009 - 07:36
Literary publisher Dedalus is appealing for a benefactor to swoop to its rescue again. The Guardian reports that following a collapse in foreign rights, it is gloomy about its future.
Last year, Dedalus was in a similar position after it lost Arts Council funding. It was rescued by academic publisher Taylot and Francis, who...
Tue, 10/06/2008 - 07:50
The Guardian hails "good news for translated fiction and small presses", following three awards for literary translations into English going to independent publishers in recent days.
In this country, Margaret Jull Costa's translation of The Maias by Portuguese novelist Eca de Queiroz was awarded the Oxford...
Thu, 06/03/2008 - 14:57
Taylor & Francis imprint Routledge Books is to sponsor independent publisher Dedalus for the next two years as part of Informa's corporate responsibility programme. Earlier this year, Dedalus was told it was to lose its Arts Council England funding. The translation publisher said the new Routledge sponsorship meant that it would "...
Mon, 04/02/2008 - 15:18
Independent publisher Dedalus is challenging the Arts Council to explain its reasons for cutting Dedalus's funding, while continuing to fund 13 other publishers.
Of the fourteen publishers which are regularly funded by ACE, Dedalus is the only one to have lost its funding. The others are Anvil, Arcadia, Arc, Bloodaxe, Carcanet,...
Fri, 01/02/2008 - 09:40
Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed it is to cut off Dedalus Publishers’ funding, but has restored regular funding to Arcadia Books. Funding for Centerprise Literature has also been cut off.
Dedalus m.d. Eric Lane said he was “determined and committed” to fighting back against the cuts and will press ahead with a...