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02 June 2020

Book sector and creative Industries


See The Bookseller article of 20 March 2020 by Katie Mansfield: Trade rallies to launch emergency hardship funds for authors and booksellers.


Authors. Authors Emergency Fund to help support authors impacted financially by the growing health crisis.  See also Society of Authors response.

BBC Culture in Quarantine Programme announced (25 March)

Booksellers. Booksellers Association advice and resources for its members.

Bookshops. Find out what your local bookshop is doing to serve their communities on our Bookshop Information page on

The Book Trade Charity (BTBS)  Support includes a free helpline providing practical and emotional support to employees whose employer has registered.

Creative Edinburgh

Creative Europe  Covid-19 update - consequences for Creative Europe programme and related activities.

Independent Publishers GuildCovid-19: how IPG members are responding (blog).

Publishers Association. Resources - Coronavirus.