Guadalajara’s book fair has closed with 806,805 visitors, and Sharjah Book Authority’s guest of honor pavilion drew at least 450,000.
As many as 112 nations reportedly were represented in the 2022 Sharjah International Book Fair attendance, according to organizers.
The Bologna bookstore, Giannino Stoppani, was damaged by fire in May. Sharjah World Book Capital has contributed €50,000 to assist.
As Sharjah’s conference concludes, speakers turn to translation, multinational publishing, and potential Arab-market advances.
Sharjah’s Guest of Honor Italy, digital publishing in the Arab world and more open the 2022 Publishers Conference professional program.
Two ‘in conversation’ executive events and eight panel discussions are part of a 33-speaker Sharjah Publishers Conference this year.
The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency.
The 2022 Sharjah International Book Fair is to field 1,298 Arab-world publishers and 915 international companies.
The 12th Sharjah Publishers Conference will feature a conversation between PRH worldwide CEO Markus Dohle and IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi.
During this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair Publishers Conference, rights professionals will win two new awards.