Southeast Asia’s publishing industries show promising signs of growth despite being under-translated and overly vulnerable to censorship, says Kenneth Quek.
Tom Vater, co-founder of Crime Wave Press, discusses the company’s early success in Asia, the confines of niche publishing, and the challenge of finding books.
Under the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia’s reading culture was destroyed, but over the past five years it has returned with the help of a revitalized publishing industry.
Patricia McCormick’s NBA-nominated novel, Never Fall Down, is based on the memories of a survivor of the Khmer Rouge. Here, she reflects on the project and her process.
Vaddey Ratner’s novel of her childhood under the Khmer Rouge, In the Shadow of the Banyan, is a moving personal journey of reconciliation readers can share.
Cambodian and Puerto Rican writers are gathered at MEET in Brittany, France to discuss memory and truth in literature.