The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.
Themed on diversity, the program–unusual for its mix of professionals and parents–has Myanmar as its focus and an illustrators’ show for the public.
With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Book Prize announces its longlists and honors writers ‘whose work explores the LGBT experience.’
In their 31st year, the Lammys were sponsored by the Big Five publishers, independent houses, booksellers, and other retailers.
Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year.
Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have launched a literary agency specialized in mentoring and promoting African middle-grade and teen fiction.
Translation rights have gone on offer for the first time Monday (April 1) at Bologna Children’s Book Fair for actress Lupita Nyong’o’s picture book, Sulwe.
Wanting to see more African characters in children’s books—both in Africa and internationally—publishers Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have formed a new partnership.
Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer’s dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business.
Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women’s Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots.