Small presses are 'not out of the woods', says ACE's Sarah Crown

Small presses are 'not out of the woods', says ACE's Sarah Crown

Arts Council England's literature director Sarah Crown has highlighted the very difficult situation still faced by many indie publishers, despite the ACE Emergency Fund grants awarded this spring, and warned of the "jeopardy" a second lockdown could bring. 

In a webinar on the future of small presses, hosted by The Bookseller on Thursday (23rd July), Crown (pictured) said publishers were not "out of the woods" as the next year holds much uncertainty. 

She said ACE will receive an as yet undisclosed amount of the governments £1.7bn cultural recovery fund to distribute, along with the Briti...

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