The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West.
Ten-year-old Chinese bookstore chain The Bookworm, founded by two expats, has become a go-to-destination in Asia, having hosted 3,000 touring authors.
China’s The Bookworm bookstore has launched a lit mag, a new writer’s prize, and will begin publishing English translations of new Chinese novels next year.
Helen Sun, CEO of Beijing Ingenta Digital Publishing Technology, shares her best practices for launching a joint venture publishing partnership in China.
The 2015 Beijing International Book Fair put a renewed emphasis in B2B transactions and sought to tighten regional ‘silk road’ relations.
Zeng Yi of China Children’s Press & Publication Group notes China has largely only sold book rights regionally and craves more US/European interest.
Two science fiction translations, one from the Dutch and another from Chinese, took home the best novella and best novel honors at this year’s Hugo Awards.
Hersh Bhardwaj outlines five reasons why Indian publishers have much to gain by working with Chinese publishers and should pursue more business in China.
In advance of the Beijing Book Fair, Michael Healy of CCC and Tom Chalmers of IPR License discuss the developing rights and licensing scene in China.
Heywood Hill bookstore in London has come up with a novel approach to sell books – it has appointed its first bookseller-at-large in Asia.