Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House’s 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach.
Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ program and its partners distribute free books for young readers.
The new IPA-Dubai Cares partnership provides close to $1 million for efforts ‘to address pressing African publishing ecosystem challenges.’
Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have launched a literary agency specialized in mentoring and promoting African middle-grade and teen fiction.
Our rights highlights in this roundup come from France, Greece, Canada, Germany, Catalan Spain, and Japan by way of North Korea.
China’s Thinkingdom Media Group’s Kane Press has bought Boyds Mills Press with Kane’s Leying Jiang to head the company under the name Boyds Mills & Kane.
Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction.
The 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award winner in Children’s Literature counsels the publishing industry to stop ‘riding the wave’ of typical entertainment and promote issue-based reality in young people’s books.
The Kalimat Foundation has new initiatives to aid of young Arab readers in refugee camps and those who struggle with reading disabilities.
On the eve of Sharjah’s year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital, the International Publishers Association brass sees the 11-year-old children’s reading fair.