The first Amazon Crossing translation was released 10 years ago today. Born into a political season, the imprint is widening its own campaign.
Nigeria’s Digital Aké Arts and Book Festival Opens Today
The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.
At Frankfurt, IPA’s General Assembly Welcomes Côte d’Ivoire to Membership
Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association’s general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list.
Côte d’Ivoire’s Isabelle Kassi Fofana: Publishing’s Need for ‘Reliable Data’
‘We need a true national book policy that recognizes the importance of reliable data,’ Isabelle Kassi Fofana will tell the IPA’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi.
The International Publishers Association’s Seminar Series in Nairobi: ‘Africa Rising’
In June, the IPA’s seminar series for African publishing will address talent and readership development, digital opportunities, copyright protection, and more.
‘WomenList’ from Paris-Based International Alliance of Independent Publishers
As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women.
Translation Notes: A New MFA in Translation; the NEA Announces Translator Fellowships
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
IPA’s Michiel Kolman on China: ‘A $10 Billion Concern’
‘Last year there were five Chinese publishing companies in the world’s top 20,’ IPA’s new chief says at London Book Fair.
A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub
The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone literature.
A Dialogue on Writing and Teaching African YA Literature
YA novelist Eliot Schrefer, who writes about Africa, and Eric Spreng, a teacher in Burkina Faso, discuss the impact of YA literature in Africa.