Brazil’s Saraiva Launches Self-publishing Platform, Abril Acquires Xeriph

In PublishNews Brazil by Edward Nawotka

Saraiva: Could it be Amazon's soon?

Saraiva remains the online indigenous Brazilian digital publishing company that can take on the North American platforms.

This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and Publish News, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

Saraiva Launches “Publique-se!” Self-publishing Platform
Saraiva has launched its own self-publishing portal, “Publique-se!,” which translates to “Publish it yourself,” and offers 35% royalties to authors. Read More

Abril Media Group Acquires Ebook Aggregator Xeriph
Abril, one of the main media groups in Latin America, based in São Paulo, has acquired ebook aggregator Xeriph, in a deal that included the digital bookstore Gato Sabido. Read More

Kobo Launches Aura HD in Brazil
Livraria Cultura bookstores will start selling Kobo’s new ereader Aura HD on July 15th. The so-called “Porsche of the ereaders” with a 6.8 inch e-ink screen sells for the equivalent of US$ 283.  Read More

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.