The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Dr. Ali Bin Tamim announces a restructuring and new members for the program’s scientific committee.
Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association’s awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.
The annual Asian Festival of Children’s Content–itself postponed to October–this year takes its illustration show online with 13 nations’ illustrators represented in the curated collection.
Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine’s book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction digitally announces its shortlist for 2020, which includes big-name authors Hilary Mantel and Bernardine Evaristo.
While the COVID-19 has sent the publisher’s staffers to their home offices, Olga Tokarczuk’s Nobel win still pushes the team to introduce emerging voices.
Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels, is among the jurors for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, which will issue its longlist in July.
Norwich’s National Centre for Writing opens applications for its 2020 Escalator Talent Development Scheme for fiction writers in eastern England.