Tailored to play in multiple markets, Ahmed Al Ameri’s new Sharjah Book Authority initiative targets readers’ favorite topics.
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council.
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.
Sharjah’s new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world
Those restful beach lean-tos at London Book Fair were reminders that in April, the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital.
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.