UK publisher Austin Macauley is working from the Sharjah Publishing City to gain better access to the Arabic market. Plans are underway to publish English books in Arabic and vice versa.
Together with an invited audience of hundreds of international publishing industry representatives, the emirate’s ruler opens Sharjah Publishing City.
As book publishing players gather for next week’s grand opening of Sharjah Publishing City in the UAE, the next stage of its facilities are being planned.
‘To create a reading culture on the way to a knowledge-based economy,’ as Seth Russo puts it, Ahmed Al Ameri’s Sharjah Publishing City will soon be open for business.
News from the Sharjah Book Fair: as the Publishing City rises in Sharjah, nearby Dubai gets a smaller Kinokuniya bookstore. And UAE libraries contemplate drone deliveries.
The Sharjah Book Authority announces more information about the soon-to-launch ‘publishing free zone’ and its tax-free incentives for book publishers.
La Cifra’s independence as a publisher is both fierce and ‘generous.’ And, like other small Mexican presses, it has had to fight for shelf space.
South Korea’s Paju Bookcity is unique in the world: home to some 200 publishing companies and 10,000 publishing professionals, mere miles from the North Korea border.
By Wuping Zhao The total output of digital publishing in Shanghai amounted to 18.5 billion Yuan (US$2.73 billion) in 2009, according to a statement released by Shanghai municipal government on 1st August. Ms. Jiao Yang, the head of Shanghai Bureau of Press and Publication, said the city has been building the nation’s first base for digital publishing with various investments …
At Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new Frankfurt Pavilion by day and in city venues by night, an expanded BookFest program focuses on bringing more authors to the fair and to the public this October.