Tagged: charity

Author support

In a world where advances and royalty cheques are dwindling, it is worth remembering there are other sources of funds that authors may be able... Read more

Why giving books means more at Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, and some parents having already started the frantic shopping trip to bag the latest gadgets, the team at children’s... Read more

Wilkinson to retire from Reading Agency in July 2019

The Reading Agency’s c.e.o. Sue Wilkinson will retire in July 2019, it has been announced, following a five-year stint of leading the literacy charity.... Read more

McDermid becomes Scottish Book Trust patron

Scottish Book Trust has appointed crime writer Val McDermid as its new patron. Read more

PRH skydives for MIND

Penguin Random House employees have raised nearly £30,000 for mental health charity MIND after undertaking a charity skydive.   All 43 employees who took part... Read more

Author seeks Refuge for Books donations

Author Lucy Beresford is launching an initiative to create a library at one of the London shelters for domestic violence charity Refuge.   Beresford said:... Read more

Authors for Nepal raises £14k for earthquake victims

An auction of signed books, critiques by literary agents, and more has raised more than £14,000 for victims of the Nepal earthquakes. Authors for Nepal,... Read more

Lunn appointed c.e.o at Beanstalk

Literacy charity has promoted Ginny Lunn, former director of programme development, partnerships and policy, to the position of c.e.o. Lunn will take up her new... Read more

Cancer fundraiser for John Green fans

Penguin is encouraging teenage fans of John Green’s The Fault in our Stars to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust by taking part in... Read more

UK authors auction for Nepal earthquake victims

Authors Louise O’Neill, Naomi Wood, Rowan Coleman and Cathy Cassidy are among the writers donating items for an auction to raise money for victims of... Read more

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