Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
The second annual JakTent program in Jakarta in November now has the backing of the Sarinah Window on Indonesia retail group.
The Jakarta Content Week program, JakTent, is gearing up for as many as 200 sessions with 400 speakers in a hybrid format.
Putting its biennial International Publishers Congress program back on track, the IPA names Jakarta the site of its 2022 gathering.
An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month.
Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta’s National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress ‘everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.’
In the context of Brexit, the London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas is dedicated to the ‘cross-cultural dialogue’ of the industry: ‘It’s what books do.’
Recognizing the Brexit deadline that follows March’s London Book Fair, the Author of the Day events include three writers from the Continent.
Ahead of the London Book Fair’s 2019 Market Focus on Indonesia, a rights forum draws publishers to learn about buying and selling into the island market.