*+-Upstart publishers in Iran are using ebooks and digital-only distribution as a way to circumvent government censors in Iran and reach willing readers.
*+-The 12th Thessaloniki Book Fair was a surprising success, though Greek publishers are frustrated with the lack of local support and international interest.
*+-Pakastani-born Canadian children’s book author Rukhsana Khan explains how to leverage appearances at book fairs for the greatest benefit and impact.
*+-Malaysian children’s book illustrator Wen Dee Tan, who won the top prize at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, discusses the mission of her work.
*+-The free download ’12 Books You Can’t Miss at BookCon’ features exclusive pre-release excerpts from 12 authors who will be appearing at this year’s BookCon.
*+-Enter to win the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 Wildcard Award, a competition for creative companies to win a free, 8-square-meter stand at the world’s largest book fair
*+-LéaLA, the Spanish-language Book Fair of Los Angeles, taking place May 15-17, has added a professional day and will feature more than 100 authors.
*+-The city of Incheon and the Frankfurt Book Fair will organize the Incheon EduContent Fair on November 12-15, 2015, to focus on education in Asia
*+-Publishers need to focusing on developing fans for books, not merely marketing them, argues Lance Fensterman, founder of ReedPop and producer of BookCon.
*+-Five years after launching, Open Road has published 10,000 titles from 2,500 authors, seen 12 million downloads, and added translations from 3 partners.