The Government is seeking the views of writers and illustrators over its plan to transfer the responsibility for managing the Public Lending Right scheme to another body. PLR, the organisation that currently looks after the payments, which ensure that writers and illustrators receive remuneration for books lent in libraries, is to be abolished. The Department […]
An article on the Independent website — Where have all the book illustrators gone? — appears to have provoked some rather angry debate. The piece wonders why we do not see much illustration in books aimed at adults, something that was common in the days of Charles Dickens, who collaborated with illustrators such as Hablot […]
The 14th Annual Winter exhibition is under way at the Illustration Cupboard Gallery in London. It runs until January 31 and admission is free. For more details, visit the website. Left: Yorkshire Gothic by Michael Salter of Aardman Animation. Spotted by Tim Harries.