A list of the richest Chinese authors reveals Zhang Jiajia earned 19.5 million yuan ($3 million) in royalties last year, and he is not alone.
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Liu Ruilin discusses her innovative Beijing-based publishing house Imaginist Press and shares her views on design, culture and China’s publishing future.
Time Out Shanghai offers a top 10 list of new Chinese books that defy cliché, while Bruce Humes lists the most influential translations of 2014.
International companies are keeping a close eye on publishing in Asia and South Asia, including the latest rights trends and digital developments there.
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
China’s crack down “slash fiction” and pornographic graphic novels hasn’t stifled the flow of material or its popularity.
IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.
Chu T’ien-wen has won the 4th $10,000 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, which is given awarded biennially for outstanding achievement in prose or poetry.
China’s self-publishing portals are offering writers access to vast audiences and earning them staggering royalties, and turning some into multi-millionaires.
Xiaoying Chu at Charlesworth (Beijing) Information Services details the booming Chinese digital publishing market and the strides being make by online booksellers.