The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
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.
Representatives of the 28 international UNESCO Cities of Literature are in Norwich and Nottingham this week for the first such gathering held in England.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.
The Kalimat Foundation has new initiatives to aid of young Arab readers in refugee camps and those who struggle with reading disabilities.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
In its newly commissioned stage production, the emirate Sharjah has opened its year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital with a new tale for the ancient canon of the Arabian Nights.