The South Asian Literature in Translation project from the University of Chicago is intended to connect the subcontinent with Anglophone publishing markets.
Cambridge University Press Announces a Pakistan Studies Journal
The new Pakistan-focused journal is to survey colonialism, nationalism, gender representation, devotion, popular culture, diaspora, and more.
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.
Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’
An international publisher, Oxford University Press is ‘managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,’ says Nigel Portwood.
International Publishers Association Names 2020 Prix Voltaire Shortlist
The 2020 shortlist for the IPA’s Prix Voltaire honors small publishers in Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, and Vietnam, each facing state disapproval.
Women Should Be Seen AND Heard: Women Writers from Asia Pacific
Continuing the discussion of femal writers in Frankfurt, a standout panel of women from the Asia Pacific region discussed gender and social perceptions of women.
Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction
In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a ‘Year of Publishing Women,’ the Pakistani-British author has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 for ‘Home Fire’ in London.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Names Six Authors
In its new approach to a “family of sponsors”—allowing the prize program to use its own name—the Women’s Prize for Fiction names its 2018 shortlist, supported by sponsors Baileys, Deloitte, and NatWest.
Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist
Two previously longlisted authors and one twice-shortlisted writer, Kamila Shamsie, are on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist of 16 novels. The winner takes home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, the ‘Bessie.’
One Book Fair to Another: Karachi Makes Its Case at the Frankfurter Buchmesse
In a market of 197 million people and a strong youthful contingent, Pakistan’s industry is looking to expand December’s Karachi International Book Fair.