Driven by ‘a responsibility to encourage children to want to read and learn,’ Badr Ward and his Lamsa team offer a multimedia app for Arabic-language kids and parents.
Praising David Hockney’s ‘openness to new media and his application of digital techniques,’ Frankfurt’s Juergen Boos announces Hockney’s keynote comments on October 18.
‘UK publishing will embrace the opportunities presented by leaving the EU,’ according to a Brexit manifesto on the Publishers Association’s lobbying points.
Southeast Asia’s publishing industries show promising signs of growth despite being under-translated and overly vulnerable to censorship, says Kenneth Quek.
A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States.
Germany’s publishing leadership’s petition for #FreeWordsTurkey calls for protection of free expression after the coup attempt of July.
Poland’s K-12 schools are “the most obsolete places” in which youngsters spend their time, says Jakub Orczyk. And too many Polish publishers, he says, are losing their readership.
From ‘the push and pull’ of screen time to millennial parents, Nielsen’s children’s books summit promises to interweave data and discussion.
In September, kickoffs will occur in New York, one for a new showcase of writers on Muslim identity, and the other for Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2016 Guest of Honor program featuring Flanders and The Netherlands.
More than 216 authors from more than 30 countries have been engaged for the 2016 edition of International Literature Festival Berlin, which opens September 7. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson September 7 through 17 ith issues in freedom of expression driving much of its programming, the International Literature Festival at Berlin in September features a host of “individuals, institutions and …