In recognition of the Singapore Book Council’s 50th anniversary, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content names Singapore its ‘Country of Focus.’ And in the States, Macmillan and Binc open a second year of diversity-driven bookseller scholarships.
Hindi pulp fiction writer Surender Mohan Pathak has been made ‘the Agatha Christie of India’ by Minakshi Thakur, who saw potential in a genre ignored by other publishers.
The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore highlighted one of the most promising publishing regions, Southeast Asia, and its emerging digital scene.
Singapore Book Publishers Association president Peter Schoppert sees mobile as huge and publishers ‘stepping up their game’ before StoryDrive Asia.
Exploring and enriching the Southeast Asian publishing markets, Singapore’s StoryDrive Asia conference is set for November 13 and 14.
As the post-Frankfurt publishing conference season rolls on, here are notes on several publishing events in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Said to be responsive to myriad publishing needs in one platform, the PageMajik software is touted as a super-intuitive content management system.
After 15 years in R&D in the AR and VR space, SnapLearn is headed for Frankfurt with a royalty-sharing business model and virtual reality for books.
From the Irish Times: Singapore hosted 150 writers, academics and students of Irish literature at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures conference.
In an enlightening exchange of questions and answers, a German and Singaporean editor trade insights on their markets’ opportunities and challenges.