By Ellie Potts This summer, we (Arkbound Foundation) were made aware of the alarming 750,000 oak trees that were due to be destroyed if nurseries could not sell them. Based on the fantastic initiative created and circulated by Extinction Rebellion, we decided to run our own tree-saving scheme ‘The Oakupy Project’. This project, completed in […]
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The climate emergency has been, as it so often is, pushed to the sidelines when more evidently immediate dangers emerge.
‘Let there be no doubt. Education should be at the heart of the prison system…If education is the engine of social mobility, it is also the engine of prison rehabilitation.’ – Dame Sally Coates
Earlier this year, author L.L. McKinney started the Twitter hashtag #PublishingPaidMe, calling for authors to share the advances they had received for their books.
Steve Mcnaught writes of his personal experience and questions why some forms of prejudice go unchallenged
The impacts of COVID-19 on all sectors have been immense, but perhaps one of those hardest hit is the independent publishing industry.
The regional, social, cultural and economic disparities in the publishing world are overwhelming…
In the wake of Edward Colston’s statue being thrown and retrieved from the Harbourside in Bristol, George Ayres reflects on history. George is a member of Bristol Reclaim Independent Living, which gets supported by Arkbound Foundation. He constructed the first poem on the evening of the Sunday after hearing in the afternoon of the statue […]
‘The Asylum’ by Zahid Zaman, published by Arkbound Publishers in 2016, is a dark yet strangely uplifting journey down the rabbit hole of life within the walls of a modern day asylum, and one man’s ominous journey to rescue himself from the clutches of Hell. Told by Zahid himself, a psychology graduate working within St Mark’s Psychiatric […]
A recent study this year by Professor Katy Shaw at Northumbria University has highlighted the difficulties faced by people from marginalised backgrounds, including working class, into getting published. This follows on from similar research, like that of Professor Claire Squires at Stirling University, and yet the Arts Council and other publicly funded bodies responsible for […]