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PBS cuts "will hit sales"

The Bookseller – 2011-04-18

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:20 Poetry publishers have united en masse to demand the Arts Council overturn its decision to stop funding the Poetry Book Society, saying the demise of the organisation would lead to a "considerable loss of sales". A total of 43 publishers, including Parisa Ebrahimi at Chatto & Windus, Dan Franklin at Jonathan Cape, Gaby Morgan of Macmillan Children's Books, Neil Astley of Bloodaxe and Michael Schmidt of Carcanet, have...
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