Indonesian chefs will show off their culinary skills at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair in advance of the country’s participation as Guest of Honor in 2015.
With Indonesia as the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, some 150 Indonesian titles are being readied for translation into English and German.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kestity Pringgoharjono, Executive Director of the Lontar Foundation, introduced Indonesia as the Fair’s Guest of Honor in 2015.
Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim community and 1,000 active book publishers, will be the Guest of Honor country at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair. Indonesia’s most well-known authors include Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Ayu Utami, and Andrea Hirata.
Recent reports from Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia indicate growth in indigenous ebook development and dealmaking across the region.
Some bestselling novels are too culturally specific to resonate with an international audience. Those that are translated will always be subject to readers’ unpredictable whims.
Korea, Indonesia and Turkey are well positioned to take advantage of the growing interesting in developing book markets from Western publishers in coming years.
By Edward Nawotka Here at Publishing Perspectives we’ve covered app and e-book developers in some far-off lands — Romania, Indonesia (Equinox is a major iApp developer) and, as featured in today’s lead story, New Zealand. In this digital age, writers, authors and publishers are looking to work with the top talent wherever they can find them. We too are lookout for …
By Edward Nawotka As our continuing series on “publishing expats” continues (read the first article here and today’s article here), it raises the question of whether working abroad is a benefit or a detriment to your career. The personal advantages are obvious, but professionally, it can go either way. My personal experience was mixed. I found that on returning to …
By Edward Nawotka Mark Hanusz, publisher of Indonesia’s Equinox Press had an epiphany a couple of years ago: “I was standing in my warehouse, looking at all these books collecting dust, getting mildewed and getting old. I realized that that was where all my money was tied up. Then it hit me, I don’t need to do this anymore.” As …