UNESCO’s World Arabic Day focuses on the world’s 5th most-spoken language with a number of high-profile speakers, including the ruler of Sharjah.
In 2018, the European Union Prize for Literature will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new writing contest open only to previous winners of the prize.
Amid discussion bout how audiobook rights are bought and sold, our roundup shows a robust rights trading scene on the international publishing stage.
This Brazil-based agency has seen success selling translation rights for self-published authors. Agent Flavia Viotti tells us how she does it.
In its four-year bid to benefit 310 public primary schools in Africa, Book Aid International reports reaching almost 99,000 students’ classrooms this year.
The German Neobooks platform opens its prize program to crime and thriller submissions, and the UK’s Joanna Penn turns to writers’ health issues.
Authors with the Helsinki Literary Agency, formed by three Finnish publishers, has captured the 2017 Finlandia Prize for both adult and children’s books.
From the ‘UT News’ in Austin: the archive of one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century, Gabriel García Márquez, is now online.
Canada’s journal on public health will be published by Springer, which also will co-publish ‘Flow Chemistry’ with Budapest’s Akadémiai Kiadó in January.
A new reading community site is partnering with Bowker on metadata, while Ingram’s VitalSource announces its new deal with eCampus in digital coursework.