Created by a publisher in Senegal and an author in Niger, the Sarraounia Prize is accepting YA manuscripts by Africa-based writers.
Devoted to contemporary literature, the trio of publishers behind Paris’ Goutte d’Or are the team bringing out ‘Journal de L.’–a diary of Nabokov’s Lolita.
The Monte-Cristo Literary Prize, a new program based in a prison class in France, names its first award-winning author.
The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored—now in its fourth year showcasing Persian literature free of Iranian censorship—has opened London and Paris.
The 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair is open, and the Swiss publisher Francine Bouchet says a key value is in being able to ‘develop the imagination and sense of observation.’
An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month.
Fueled by a passion for Arabic writing and translation, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry works up to 20 hours a day for his readers, authors, and international partners.
With the London Book Fair’s trade-show carpet still warm from the busy week’s footfall, Livre Paris 2019 has opened today, and L’Europe est à l’Honneur—Europe herself is the guest of honor.
Since the destruction of the University of Mosul library, momentum is building for Book Aid International’s efforts to coordinate and enable publishers’ contributions to rebuilding.
As BIEF struggles to get its collective stand and books to London in time, the UK’s French Institute plans more shows of solidarité in the British capital.