In a first-time focus on the Middle East’s publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital.
The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year.
The Za’atari Camp in Jordan is part of Book Aid International’s refugee outreach, supported by Elsevier and other publishers. And Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone goes to the Atria and Gallery Books lists.
Jordan’s EkTab and Egypt’s Kotobi are sell ebooks and print books online in the Middle East and Africa, where distribution poses a constant challenge.
Nathan Hull of Mofibo describes why he believes the Middle East and North Africa offer vast potential for publishers looking to expand internationally.
Jordanian online bookseller Jamalon solves distribution and delivery in the Arab world by offering cash-on-delivery services.
What are publishers doing in Namibia, Jordan, Senegal and Indonesia? We interview four publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out.
Reporting from the Mobile World Congress, Beatrice Stauffer notes the strong advances in mobile tech are creating opportunities for content providers.
Several times a year KITAB, the organization behind the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, and the Center for Publishing at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, hold professional training courses for publishers on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi. Last year Salwa Shakhshir of Al Salwa Books, a children’s book publisher from Amman, Jordan, blogged about the event …
This week Salwa Shakhshir, a children’s book publisher from Amman, Jordan, is attending the second annual Publishers Training program organized by KITAB in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (You can read our coverage of last year’s program here.) It is the first year the program is being run in partnership with the Center for Publishing at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional …