Growth Markets

Digitization and economic trends are giving rise to growing publishing markets around the world, including Brazil, Russia, India and China. Such markets are full of new business opportunities and untapped potential.

Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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How Alliances Bolster Latin American Indie Publishing

Leonora Djament

A quintet of editors from Argentina and Mexico discuss the boom and future of independent publishing in Latin America.

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Doha International Book Fair Gives Qatari Readers Hope

Busy trade in manga on the Kinokuniya stand.

Though the Doha International Book Fair opened under the cloud of the killings in France, it proved interest in reading is growing in the oil rich country.

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Global Ebook Retailers Race to Beat Amazon into Latin America

Manuel Dávila of Ghandi

Global Spanish-language ebook retailers are racing to capture Latin American readers and bolster ebook sales before Amazon makes a big push into the region.

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Liu Ruilin on Imaginist Press and China’s Publishing Future

Holger Volland, left, with Liu Ruilin of Imaginist press.

Liu Ruilin discusses her innovative Beijing-based publishing house Imaginist Press and shares her views on design, culture and China’s publishing future.

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Worldreader on Book Donations in the Digital Age

Worldreader in Ghana

Dani Zacarias of Worldreader argues book donations have a dramatic impact on the developing world and it is both easier and cheaper in the digital age.

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Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a New Kind of African Romance

Ankara Press Logo

Ankara Press, a new digital imprint of Nigeria’s Cassava Republic, has aims to deliver “romances that reflect the complexity” of modern African lives.

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Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

Tom Chalmers

UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.

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Worldreader: Mobile Publishing and Reading South of the Sahara

A Ghanaian woman reads South African independent publisher Modjaji's Love Interrupted on her mobile phone.

Despite numerous challenges, people in emerging African markets are engaged in mobile reading, and reading more, writes Alexander Polzin of Worldreader.

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South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market

Angie H Roh

South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.

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