Taking the long view on a vast marketplace, this year’s Reading X conference from OpenBook in Beijing focused on reader engagement and content development.
Intellectual property licensing has plenty of room to grow in Southeast Asia, conference attendees heard in Singapore, but protecting the integrity of a narrative is critical for success.
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.
The far-reaching DSC Prize, based in India and devised to support literature in all South Asia, has issued its eighth annual shortlist.
In its inaugural outing at Frankfurt Book Fair next week, the ASEAN Forum looks at both successes and challenges in a 10-market region comprising 600 million people.
As the Singapore Book Council turns 50th, executive director William Phuan cheers its accomplishments and talks about promoting the country’s literature.
The latter part of the week sees the ninth Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore with the island nation itself as Country of Focus, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Book Council.
The three-day Asian Festival of Children’s Content this year features two awards programs and days of conference programming for attendees, amid 50th anniversary observances for the Singapore Book Council.
In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service.
‘How can we say we understand the world, if we only hear from people who sound like us?’ is the question that Jeremy Tiang, ‘Words Without Borders’ guest editor for its new Macau edition, asks in our interview.