The Association of University Presses launches its ‘Global Partner Program’ to reach publishers in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers’ Awards.
Extending its regional partnerships to Latin America and the Caribbean, the International Publishers Association signs a new agreement with UNESCO’s CERLALC.
CODE and the Bocas Lit Fest have announced the finalists for the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which honors YA titles by Caribbean authors.
Cuba Libro, Cuba’s first (tiny) English-language bookstore opens — one more sign of an easing of restrictions on the island.
Beth Kephart, author of Handling the Truth — a guide to writing memoir — discusses several of her favorite border-crossing writers and the art of geomorphology.
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.
Literary Festival Etonnants Voyageurs Haiti — “Astonishing Travelers Haiti” — will bring 40 authors to the island for the first time since the 2010 earthquake.
By Daniel Kalder In part two of Publishing Perspectives’ series on publishing professionals working abroad, Daniel Kalder, himself a Scot transplanted to Texas via Moscow — talks to two Americans who discuss their experiences working in publishing abroad and how it has enhanced their careers. Walnut Liquor to Warm You Up Erin Ferretti Slattery is managing editor at Channel V …
By Joanne Gail Johnson PORT-OF-SPAIN: In the Caribbean, we struggle, like other people around the globe, for increased media autonomy and international participation on our own terms. A long, long, long time ago, before I was a published author, when my childhood love of books was being nourished in Trinidad on the imported imaginings of Dr. Seuss rhyme and Enid …
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