In a warm welcome to the ‘Africa Rising’ conference delegates in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi warns that without more indigenous-language publishing, children could face losing some of their lingistic identity.
Anniversary assessment; opening his own boutique press, Richard Charkin reveals that Mensch Publishing has grossed £16,389 (US20,688) before expenses.
In a new venture in assisted self-publishing in political books, RealClearPolitics and Gotham Ghostwriters are working with ‘hybrid’ publisher Amplify.
Creative Scotland’s literature wing and its translation funding program now has nearly 100 titles by Scottish writers in international languages.
First word of programming for the new Frankfurt Audio Summit features a keynote from Spotify in Europe and plans for a multi-dimensional exhibition area in Hall 3.1.
The entertainment and character sector, in which book publishing operates, held the largest position in global licensing, according to a new survey from Licensing International.
A ‘lack of imagination on the part of publishers is hampering the development of a reading culture in Kenya,’ says the Kenyan author Peter Kimani.
With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Book Prize announces its longlists and honors writers ‘whose work explores the LGBT experience.’
The head of Malawi’s copyright agency, Dora Salamba, says the public doesn’t understand the damages that piracy can do to rights holders.
Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer’s Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13.