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Alliance of Radical Booksellers Symposium

  • Thu, 13 Oct 2011
  • 11.45 AM - 2.00 PM
  • Tickets: Free, ticket required

Introducing a day of debate about the past, present & future of the radical book-trade, News from Nowhere and other radical bookshops from around the country – some old, some new – will guide us through the ups & downs, and future prospects of the trade. The day will also feature the national launch of an exciting new initiative the Bread & Roses Prize for Radical Publishing.

The Current State of Radical Bookselling 11.45 am – 12.45pm

Join Mandy Vere from Liverpool’s radical and community bookshop, News from Nowhere, as she chairs a discussion about the current state of radical bookselling.

Free, ticket required. To book please contact Tickets & Information on 0151 702 5324 or info@thebluecoat.org.uk 

The History of the Radical Book Trade 1.15 – 2.00 pm

Ross Bradshaw of Five Leaves Publications in Nottingham worked in radical bookselling for seventeen years before moving into publishing.  Here, Ross will delve into the rich history of the radical book-trade and share the delights and difficulties of small press printing. Discover more at www.fiveleaves.co.uk

Free, ticket required. To book please contact Tickets & Information on 0151 702 5324 or info@thebluecoat.org.uk 

Bread and Roses Prize Announcement 2.00 pm

Announcing the first radical book prize - Bread and Roses - a national award for the best radical book published in 2011. The winning nomination will receive £1,000 in prize money. For more details visit www.bread-and-roses.co.uk

Free drop-in event.

Part of this year's Chapter & Verse Literature Festival. For the full schedule click here or download the brochure

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