By Wuping Zhao SHANGHAI: Shanghai hopes be the first Chinese city to promote all e-textbook campus in five years, according to a statement from Shanghai Municipal government on June 6, 2010. An official from local government said the city’s Educational Committee is experimenting with an e-book campus, which started at the beginning of this year. The committee has selected several …
An annual round of sales pricing on Double Eleven or ‘singles day’ provides a bump to Chinese publishers and booksellers in November.
Representing 18 countries in its 2019 class, the Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship will be part of the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
Even amid dire conerns this week for Brazil’s leading book retail companies, it’s possible to see opportunity, Ricardo Costa tells us. Brazilian publishers are working to shore up the outlook for Saraiva and Livraria Cultura.
The new Women Poets’ Prize from the UK’s Rebecca Swift Foundation teams its three winners with both poetry mentors and life-skill coaches as part of a support program for its writers.
Our September bestseller lists in China, produced in partnership with OpenBook and Trajectory, show the market’s fondness for classics cinematic tie-in editions.
Called by the program’s jurors ‘sophisticated poets who have found their voices,’ nine writers are in contention for the first biennial Women Poets’ Prize from the UK’s Rebecca Swift Foundation.
Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
In its 20th year, the Frankfurt Fellows Program welcomes 16 young publishing professionals from many parts of the world. Their program includes on-site publisher meetings in three cities of Germany prior to the start of the fair.