‘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.
In June, the IPA’s seminar series for African publishing will address talent and readership development, digital opportunities, copyright protection, and more.
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.
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
‘Last year there were five Chinese publishing companies in the world’s top 20,’ IPA’s new chief says at London Book Fair.
The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone 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.
Florence Devouard, former chair of the Wikimedia Foundation and co-founder of Wikimedia France, describes the work Wikipedia does in the developing world.
This June and July, Three Percent—the University of Rochester’s resource for international literature—will be holding their first ever World Cup of Literature.
Distributor l’Oiseau Indigo is establishing a market for French-language books from Africa in the Middle East in France and throughout the Francophone world.