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Isobel Hunter named new SCL chief executive

Isobel Hunter has been appointed as the first chief executive of the Society of Chief Librarians. Read more

New literary publisher Fairlight reveals 'stonking' launch title

Newly-established publisher Fairlight Books has revealed the first of its new titles for 2018. Read more

Society of Chief Librarians recruits a c.e.o.

The Society of Chief Librarians is recruiting its first chief executive as it makes the transition from private company to registered charity. Read more

TLS and Arts Council back Republic of Consciousness Prize

The Times Literary Supplement has become the official media partner of The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses. Read more

British Library to investigate 'single digital presence’ for public libraries

The British Library is leading an 18-month project to determine the possibility of a single digital presence for UK public libraries, backed by more than £260,000 worth... Read more

ACE launches library podcast series

Arts Council England (ACE) is launching a series of podcasts to highlight the "positive impact" libraries have on the community.  Read more

Northern Fiction Alliance members' sales boosted

Members of the Northern Fiction Alliance have said they have seen boosts in book and rights sales from being part of the coalition.... Read more

Northern Fiction Alliance launches for indies

Four independent publishers have come together to form the Northern Fiction Alliance, a cohort assembled to showcase the output of northern indie presses to the... Read more

Booksellers criticised for sidelining BAME books in stores

Booksellers have been criticised for not featuring books by black, Asian and minority ethnic authors prominently enough in their stores. Read more

ACE 'astonished' by increase in funding

Publishers and Arts Council England have reacted with "astonishment" and “delight” that the body’s funding is to be protected in the government’s Spending Review.... Read more

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