Africa is ‘one of the most under-represented regions in global literature,’ Bodour Al Qasimi tells IPA’s Nairobi seminar. ‘We want you to reverse these facts.’
At the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi, the IPA’s lead on inclusivity and literacy looks at issues and trends.
Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ program and its partners distribute free books for young readers.
The new IPA-Dubai Cares partnership provides close to $1 million for efforts ‘to address pressing African publishing ecosystem challenges.’
Booking applications, just opened, will run to April 30 in the Hay Festival’s Program for Schools series of events, which take place on the first two days of the main festival.
Responding to falling reading comprehension in Bulgaria, BookMonster is testing a new site that offers kids book quizzes and rewards accomplishment.
London Book Fair’s 2019 charity is a partnership of BAFTA Kids and Place2Be, which combines film and tv school tours with mental health programming.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
In their filing PEN’s attorneys write that ‘One clear effect of the lack of access to literacy education is the inability to critically analyze “fake news.”‘
In opening her bid for leadership in the International Publishers Association, the UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi says publishing ‘shouldn’t be an industry stuck in time in how it treats the majority of its workforce.’