Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
At Frankfurt: The IPA Puts a ‘Spotlight on Africa’
The IPA Africa Publishing Innovation Fund’s ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program at Frankfurt: Issues and Publishers.
IPA and Kenyan Publishers Blast ‘Unacceptable’ Copyright Bill
Messaging from the International Publishers Association joins a chorus of alarm around a fast-moving set of copyright changes in Kenya.
World Read Aloud Day 2022: LitWorld’s Innovative Partnerships
Behind today’s annual Scholastic-sponsored World Read Aloud Day program lie ‘innovation partnerships,’ a key part of LitWorld’s success.
Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture
The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi Stresses Opportunity in African Publishing
The IPA president has made trips to four African markets, meeting with publishing leaders on challenges in the pandemic’s lessons.
Sharjah World Book Capital Program Backs Kenyan Library Restoration
Backing ‘the journey of a historic cultural icon’ in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration.
IPA’s Regional Events Expand: Bodour Al Qasimi on the Jordan Seminar
‘Her Majesty Queen Rania is a leading voice in the region,’ says Bodour Al Qasimi, whose patronage adds impact to the IPA’s coming seminar in Amman.
Shot in Kenya, UK Book Aid Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOM Awards
The short film ”Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley’ was released last October and has been singled out by London’s EVCOM awards.
Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media
Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media’s assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media.