At a time when literary fiction has a chance to illuminate the struggles and needs of many, the leading Arabic fiction prize’s shortlist makes the point.
Joanna Penn—known as The Creative Penn in the self-publishing community—takes a step made by many strong self-publishers: launching a small press.
At the Berlin Film Festival’s Soirée française du cinéma, authors are announced for participation in France’s Guest of Honor plans at Frankfurt Book Fair.
Valentine’s Day marks the anniversary of Radish, a platform that serenades its users with micropayments: ‘We’re devoted to our writers,’ says Paul Baek.
Twelve cities in East Africa will be visited in March by the Jalada Africa writers’ collective’s first multinational festival, a celebration of creativity.
In its 50th year, AWP (the Association of Writers and Writing Programs) returns to the US capital, with special focus on literature in a political society.
‘For a long stretch of this country, there is no wi-fi.’ And for a busy AP reporter in hard news who became an Amtrak residency writer, ‘that’s huge.’
The London Book Fair announces a debate on fair use and copyright. And BookExpo announces Stephen King will speak at the Author Breakfast.
Having welcomed Frankfurt Book Fair’s StoryDrive Asia in November, Singapore is preparing its first #BuySingLit focus on local author awareness this month.
What’s done to help sell standard books, but not to help sell books in translation? In a telling interview, Chad Post talks about differences in marketing.