A recent event held in collaboration with Bloomsbury enabled five writers supported by an Arts Council-backed writing scheme to shine.
The organisers of Stratford Literary Festival are extending their Bedtime Stories project, which helps families in areas of disadvantage read with their children, thanks to... Read more
Cheltenham Festivals has received a grant of £127,608 from Arts Council England to expand its Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils programme over the next three years. ... Read more
The Arts Council-funded Northern Publishers Network is looking to continue the work done by the Northern Fiction Alliance to raise the profile of publishers and... Read more
Arts Council England has launched research into the level of inclusion and representation of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds in children’s literature. ... Read more
Birmingham-based independent publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help it grow as an inclusive children’s publisher.... Read more
Arts Council England (ACE) has taken on the work of the Libraries Taskforce until March 2020, as part of its remit as the development agency... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity... Read more
Liverpool indie Dead Ink has received £66,880 from Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants in support of its Publishing Step-Change project.
A new project will take eight editors from UK publishing to the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair to scout for foreign-language books.