Demise of Freight Books 'huge loss' to Scottish landscape

Demise of Freight Books 'huge loss' to Scottish landscape

The news that Scottish indie Freight Books has been put under the control of a liquidator has been met with distress and dismay from the trade, who lament the strain put on authors and the "huge loss" of the press from the Scottish publishing landscape.

Meanwhile, agents remain wary about what the situation will mean for authors and the money that many are owed.

As reported earlier, Ian Wright, m.d. of WRI Associates, has been appointed provisional liquidator of Freight Books and all six employee contracts had been terminated. Wright confirmed to The Bookseller that he is currently in tal...

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