The second iteration of the Salon de Livre Africain du Paris featured some 60 publishers from France and 11 markets in Africa.
Vivendi’s Editis is rolling out new presses in French-speaking countries, this time in Senegal, with a focus on local children’s books.
‘Every mobile can became a pocket library,’ according to digital book distributor Juan Pirlot de Corbion at YouScribe.
International Women’s Day: Côte d’Ivoire has a library centered on literature written by African and Black women.
IPA president Bodour Al Qasimi, caps a year of international meetings with publishers with a call for protection of the freedom to publish.
The 12-year-old Emirates Publishers Association meets with IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi on the sidelines of Sharjah’s book fair.
The professional program at the Riyadh fair hears from IPA’s president on challenges and potentials for Arab literature and publishing.
In its inaugural staging, the Salon du Livre Africain de Paris invited more than 150 authors and presented 30 French and African publishers.
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
The IPA explores ‘the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap’ to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry.