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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

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Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.

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Sci-Fi in China Gains Credibility After Moon Rover Landing

Lu Xun, one of China's most venerated writers, got his start translating Jules Verne.

Perhaps it was the result of China landing a spacecraft on the moon, but 2013 was a banner year for science fiction writing in China, says The Daily Beast.

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Penguin China’s Jo Lusby on Chinese-English Translation

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Asia Times Online talks to Penguin China’s Jo Lusby about the publisher’s aggressive Chinese-English/English-Chinese translation program.

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Best World Children’s Book Award Winner Talks to PP

Anita Pouroulis

By Dennis Abrams South African writer Anita Pouroulis, a former primary school teacher from Johannesburg, won the Best World Children’s Book Award at the China […]

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Taiwan is “Power House of Culture,” says Minister and Author

Lung Yingtai, Minister of Culture, Taiwan

Taiwan’s Minister of Culture Lung Yingtai discusses her vision for the the cultural industries and why literature in Taiwan will thrive.

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In Taiwan Reading is Cool, But Lukewarm on Ebooks

Doris Wang

Despite being digitally savvy Taiwanese readers are dedicated to print and ebooks remain just 2% of the market — though change is afoot.

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The Heart of the Publishing World Depends on Where You Are

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Like mapmakers, we tend to put where we reside at the center of the world. It’s natural: for most publishers it’s the trade closer to home that’s the lifeblood of your business.

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Envisioning the Boxer Rebellion in Linked Graphic Novels

Gene Yang

An interview with Gene Luen Yang, whose linked novels Boxers and Saints envisions the Boxer Rebellion from two sides and has been nominated for the National Book Award.

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Deutsche Welle: China’s Censors’ Main Weapon is “Unpredictability”

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Despite strict censorship, Western authors are increasingly looking to have a shot at the fast-growing book market in China, says PP editor-in-chief Ed Nawotka in Deutsche Welle.

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Simon & Schuster and Yilin Press in Deal for Worldwide EBook Distribution

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In October, Simon & Schuster and Yilin Press announced a new distribution and publishing agreement that will expand the availability of electronic editions for works in Mandarin for readers worldwide.

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