With some events held outdoors for safety , the Emirates Airline Festival maintained a strong digital component.
This month’s cancellation of Leipziger Buchmesse points to the shifting outlook for major publishing events, professional and public-facing.
Lemn Sissay is a headliner as the three-week festival closes its hybrid run for this year, having engaged more than 90 authors.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
The 39th Sharjah International Book Fair is to be a physical and digital event, with publishers from 73 countries in its exhibition hall.
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.
After three decades at the head of UK publicity agency Midas, Steven Williams and Tony Mulliken announce they will retire from their executive roles at the company.
Aimed at adults as well as young readers, the new Sharjah Virtual Reading Festiva is being designed to stress cultural inclusion amid social distancing.