Several speakers at last week’s StoryDrive China conference reminded us that storytelling on a local level can be just as impactful as going global.
‘Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,’ says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition.
It’s no surprise that book publishing giant Penguin Random House has plenty of success selling rights around the world. Here are their most recent highlights from the US and UK.
Every two years, honors are given for outstanding work in English, Chinese, Malay, and Tamil. A record number of submissions—235 across the twelve categories—marks the 2016 awards.
The US French Embassy’s books division reports that 32 French titles for kids are among a strong showing of translations in the United States in 2016.
La Cifra’s independence as a publisher is both fierce and ‘generous.’ And, like other small Mexican presses, it has had to fight for shelf space.
Author Gene Luen Yang has been named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. He will travel the country to promote reading to kids.
New research by comics site Graphic Policy finds as many as 53% of comic book readers may now ve women — and they are demanding stronger female characters.
Franco-Tunisian street artist eL Seed, as depicted in his book “Lost Walls,” has found an audience by re-contextualizing the art of Arabic calligraphy.
Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.