Crime writer Ann Cleeves has said the loss of the once-reliable library market is stopping publishers from taking risks on more adventurous writing, including debuts... Read more
Hull’s year as UK City of Culture has been praised as an "unmitigated rip-roaring, awe-inspiring, life-enhancing success", by Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley.... Read more
Arts Council England is broadening its literature work, which has previously concentrated on areas such as poetry and translated literature, into a new emphasis on literary... Read more
Arts Council England deputy chief executive, Althea Efunshile, will step down from her role in October 2016.
Arts Council England has allocated £2.6m worth of funding to 68 local authorities in a bid to furnish 98% of libraries in England with "free,... Read more
Arts Council England (ACE) has launched a £1.2m fund to support creative writing in schools. Meanwhile, ACE's recently appointed chief executive Darren Henley has urged... Read more
Darren Henley will take on the role of chief executive of Arts Council England. Henley takes over from Alan Davey, who is leaving the organisation... Read more