The professional program at the Riyadh fair hears from IPA’s president on challenges and potentials for Arab literature and publishing.
The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
The annual program for young readers in Sharjah this year features authors from 15 nations and the work of 395 artists and illustrators.
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The 39th Sharjah International Book Fair is to be a physical and digital event, with publishers from 73 countries in its exhibition hall.
Aimed at adults as well as young readers, the new Sharjah Virtual Reading Festiva is being designed to stress cultural inclusion amid social distancing.
Set for completion in April, Sharjah’s new House of Wisdom facility is designed to bring legacy and digital library services together with social learning.