From Gulf News: Aimed at cross-promotion of each other’s cultural initiatives, the new Serbia-Sharjah agreement will come into play at book fairs.
Embracing young people’s pleasure in technology, the Sharjah leadership experiments with a VR presentation of literature for children, based on the the life of the UAE’s founder.
In the UAE, the new Sharjah Book Authority will offer printing services to regional publishers, as well as offer distribution, research and events.
During Sharjah’s ‘Guest City’ program at the Moscow International Book Fair, representatives of Sharjah and the Moscow fair signed an agreement to continue their literary cooperation.
The United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Book Authority signs on as guest of honor at the 2020 Guadalajara International Book Fair.
The London-based Curtis Brown Creative program is placing two author training sequences in the UAE, close on the heels of Sharjah’s first Emirati Book Fair.
The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.
The first outing in the States of London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards for book adaptation work is a lesson not only in good audiobook production but also in the essential internationalism of publishing that’s missing from the shrinking BookExpo 2019.
Sharjah’s new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.