‘We’re in a good position,’ says Storytel’s Yasmina Jraissati, after the audiobook service Storytel’s first five years in the region.
At Abu Dhabi: Scholars Discuss Arabic Novels in the World Marketplace
With praise for the boosts that awards programs can offer, two scholars agree that translation of Arabic fiction is lagging in world markets.
An ADIBF Interview: Digital in Dubai, Sail Publishing Masters the Transition
Iman Ben Chaibah launched Sail Publishing 12 years ago as an ebook-first company. She’s since added print books and an online store.
TikTok at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Chatting With Hany Kamel
Books, says Hany Kamel, ‘align with TikTok’s mission to inspire creativity and bring joy.’ The social medium is at Abu Dhabi’s book fair.
Abu Dhabi Book Fair: ‘Shutting Down’ Copyright Violators
As Sheikh bin Zayed allocates millions of dirhams for books at Abu Dhabi’s fair, the show announces action against copyright violators.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award Honors Its 2022 Laureates
Writers from across the Arab world were celebrated for their “intellectual power” at the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 2022 ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi: Kobo Plans To Begin Supporting Uploads of Arabic
The 12-year-old international digital book service’s CEO Michael Tamblyn addressed the Abu Dhabi book fair’s conference.
At Abu Dhabi’s Arabic Congress: Maha Abdullah on Localization
In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full ‘localization’ may be better than mere translation.
Alnaas Wins the International Prize for Arabic Fiction
Mohammed Alnaas, from Libya, has become the youngest writer to win the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
The Arabic Language Centre’s Congress in Abu Dhabi
The first staging of Abu Dhabi’s International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries opens ahead of the emirate’s book fair.