The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta’s National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress ‘everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.’
Ahead of the London Book Fair’s 2019 Market Focus on Indonesia, a rights forum draws publishers to learn about buying and selling into the island market.
As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia’s cultural program team met to plan for March’s Market Focus program at Olympia London.
Today, only some 30 percent of Estonian children’s literature originates in Estonia. Päike ja Pilv is one of the leading publishers of content for youngsters, in a country where ‘books are expensive both to publish and to buy.’
Latvian children’s publisher Alīse Nigale and her publishing house Liels un Mazs have won a number of awards in Latvia, and she’s now seeing a boost from foreign rights sales.
Looking at her joyous illustrations, it’s easy to see why Elīna Brasliņa is a rising star in Latvian book publishing. We talk with her ahead of London Book Fair’s new emphasis on illustration–and the Baltics.
Taking to the streets on Lithuania’s annual ‘Day of the Book Smugglers,’ a team of fashionable book runners delivered Lithuanian writings to agents’ offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of the London Book Fair.
Opportunities and challenges in Poland’s publishing market are under discussion this week at BookExpo America, in the wake of a decision against fixed pricing there.
The London Book Fair has announced Turkey will be its “Market Focus” for the 2013 event. Get up to date with our past coverage of the Turkish publishing scene.
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