As suggested by the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival’s slogan, ‘Discover a Lifelong Friend,’ Ahmed Al Ameri sees early-age immersion as crucial.
Aiming to create ‘a bridge between Arab cultures and with the rest of the world,’ Ahmed Al Ameri talks of his leadership of Sharjah Book Authority and his goals for Sharjah Publishing City.
The Bologna bookstore, Giannino Stoppani, was damaged by fire in May. Sharjah World Book Capital has contributed €50,000 to assist.
As Sharjah’s conference concludes, speakers turn to translation, multinational publishing, and potential Arab-market advances.
The 2022 Sharjah International Book Fair is to field 1,298 Arab-world publishers and 915 international companies.
The 12th Sharjah Publishers Conference will feature a conversation between PRH worldwide CEO Markus Dohle and IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi.
IPA names Brazilian publisher Karine Pansa as its next—and third woman—president, and Gvantsa Jobava is named as vice-president.
During this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair Publishers Conference, rights professionals will win two new awards.
‘Prejudice is prejudice, no matter who is at the receiving end,’ IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi tells the Estoril Conferences audience in Cascais.
Long in the works, the joint venture between Ingram Content Group and Shajah Book Authority is now up at running at Publishing City.