PEN America has issued a report on China’s book market entitled ‘Censorship and Conscience: Foreign Authors and the Challenge of Chinese Censorship.’
China offers significant opportunities for English-language writers, says a new report produced by Nesta, The Literary Platform and Douban Read.
A new report from the BIZ Beijing, The Chinese Book Market 2015, provides a thorough understanding of trends in Chinese publishing.
Publishing executive Jeffrey Yamaguchi offers lessons learned during his first visit to China, the most important of which is just to go.
Tong Zhilei of ChineseAll.com discusses ebooks, UGC, and the evolution of digital publishing in China, growing at 40% each year, and valued at $40 billion.
In Vietnam, pulpy Chinese novels translated with computer software and published using Vietnamese pen names have become a wildly popular genre.
Research from International STM and Outsell values the STM publishing market at approximately $25 billion, plus $10 billion in additional journal revenues.
Singapore-based Page One’s new bookstore concept in Hong Kong started by looking at what readers loved in books and building from there, says CEO Mark Tan.
In China, the powerhouse Tencent Literature mines its own IP for rights and licensing deals, while expanding this IP through acquisitions and partnerships.
With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.