Having seen publisher Cassava Republic grow for a decade, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is focused on getting books into the hands of readers via international partnerships.
At its March 9 PublisHer Summit at the British Library, the initiative will review its first year of progress and look to what’s next for women in publishing.
The 2020 edition of Bologna Children’s Book Fair will feature four of the most visible publishing leaders in today’s African markets.
The new African Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers.
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
Now with an overall pool of some 35,000 registrants and about 5,000 active readers, the UK’s The Pigeonhole engages consumers ahead of a release to generate word-of-mouth.
Nigeria’s first collaborative seminar with the International Publishers Association will focus on issues including a fierce battle African publishers are waging against book piracy.
Furthering its mission to bring African writing to more readers, Berlin-based InterKontinental Literary Agency is organizing a literary festival of African writing in April.
Sarah L. Manyika has written that she finds African publishers ‘more savvy,’ willing to ‘look outside cliched representations of the continent’s writers.’
In this issue, publishing leaders tell us how they see the book business today and how it might evolve. Plus, read our exclusive Frankfurt Book Fair preview guide.
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