Lebanese novelist Rabee Jaber won this year’s coveted $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, aka the ‘Arabic Booker’ for The Druze of Belgrade.
Demand for UK academic titles is growing and Western bestsellers are hits in the Mid East: just 2 reasons why the UK is the country focus as this week’s ADIBF.
The Abu Dhabi Book Fair next week will showcase several Arabic digital publishing startups, including Qordoba Books, but there’s still unfulfilled potential.
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The Abu Dhabi Book Fair is hosting an International Collective Stand and offers great opportunities to US and overseas publishers, registration ends January 20.
Business Opportunities for Academic Publishers in the MENA Region With governments strategically investing in higher education, the opportunities for academic and professional publishers are tremendously growing in the Gulf Region. Learn more about the opportunities available to your company and on how to gain access to this market at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. When: TODAY, 12 October, 14.30 …
Salwa Shakhshir discusses the fourth and final day of publishers training in Abu Dhabi, which today covered branding, promoting reading and e-books.
Day two of this year’s professional training courses for publishers on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi, documented by Salwa Shakhshir, covered bestsellers, e-books.
Several times a year KITAB, the organization behind the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, and the Center for Publishing at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, hold professional training courses for publishers on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi. Last year Salwa Shakhshir of Al Salwa Books, a children’s book publisher from Amman, Jordan, blogged about the event …
By Edward Nawotka “Any publisher who considers themselves to be an international publisher cannot ignore the Middle East and the GCC countries in particular” says Bill Kennedy, director of the Avicenna Partnership, a company that acts as a marketing and sales rep for education publishers selling into the region. “But the thing that we have to be realistic about is …