ACE 'just saved indie publishing', say presses

ACE 'just saved indie publishing', say presses

Indies The Bookseller has contacted have spoken of their "huge relief" after receiving funding from Arts Council England's £160m emergency coronavirus pot, though for many the grants are not a "fix-all".

Kevin Duffy, co-founder of Bluemoose Books said if they hadn't received the funding, its situation would have been "dire".

"We would have had to mothball this year, and concentrate on selling books online," he said. Due to the grant, Bluemoose is able to continue its development and mentoring programmes, which include working with Muslim women in Bradford to form the first women-only Musl...

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