Assistance on licensing, printing permits, ISBNs for new titles, trade inquiries, and more are available now to publishers in the UAE at a centralized resource hub located at Sharjah Publishing City.
Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.
Interview: Jade Robertson on Entering the Arabic Market at Sharjah Publishing City
UK publisher Austin Macauley is working from the Sharjah Publishing City to gain better access to the Arabic market. Plans are underway to publish English books in Arabic and vice versa.
The UAE’s New Free Trade Zone, Sharjah Publishing City, Prepares To Open
As book publishing players gather for next week’s grand opening of Sharjah Publishing City in the UAE, the next stage of its facilities are being planned.
In the UAE: Sharjah Publishing City, Kinokuniya Bookstores, Library Drones
News from the Sharjah Book Fair: as the Publishing City rises in Sharjah, nearby Dubai gets a smaller Kinokuniya bookstore. And UAE libraries contemplate drone deliveries.
Frankfurt Industry Notes: Sharjah GoH at São Paulo; Amazon Publishing Signs Strobel
Among stories coming out of Frankfurt Book Fair: a new liaison between Brazil and the UAE, and a German bestseller signs with Amazon’s Edition M imprint.
Voices From the Day Ahead: Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’
A testament to the global reach of publishing today, The Markets at Frankfurt Book Fair arrives with diversity both of opportunity and challenge.
Embracing Technology and Arabic Culture, Lamsa App Gets Kids Reading
Driven by ‘a responsibility to encourage children to want to read and learn,’ Badr Ward and his Lamsa team offer a multimedia app for Arabic-language kids and parents.
Dan Brown, Arabic Authors to Star at Sharjah Book Fair
Dan Brown’s talk at the Sharjah Book Fair, his first fair appearance outside the US, will be televised throughout the Arab world.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award Events: Abu Dhabi Book Fair
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has seven events planned for Abu Dhabi’s book fair, with speakers from its 2023 winners’ roster.