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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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.
A look at some of the compromises made by both Americans and their publishers to please Chinese censors and have their books available to a potential readership of millions.
‘The Chinese market is considered challenging to break into by Western businesses, in reality this is changing,’ says George Lossius, CEO of Publishing Technology.
Simon & Schuster will distribute Yilin Press ebooks to Chinese readers around the world. The distribution agreement was signed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Emerging markets incorporate international digital publishing models, while at the same time putting their own stamp on them, writes Octavio Kulesz.
Translating poetry is more than just how the language is structured, but also how thoughts and emotions are structured as well, says Adonis.
Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk argues that in the West, as the importance of literary novels decreases, the literary torch will be picked up by China and India.
China’s Douban is experimenting with crowdsourced translations of English literature, including SF and short stories by David Mitchell. Can it help authors enter the market?
A recent webinar examined the challenges and opportunities for international publishers looking enter the children’s book publishing market in China.