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.
Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
Sharjah’s 38th International Book Fair Welcomes 60 International Authors and Chefs
The 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair cultural and cooking programs offer their own busy schedules, during the full 11 days of the fair’s 38th run.
Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair
During Sharjah’s ‘Guest City’ program at the Moscow International Book Fair, representatives of Sharjah and the Moscow fair signed an agreement to continue their literary cooperation.
Guadalajara International Book Fair Signs Sharjah as 2020 Guest of Honor
The United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Book Authority signs on as guest of honor at the 2020 Guadalajara International Book Fair.
Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation
Sharjah’s new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair.
Sharjah Becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital With a ‘Scheherazade’ Stage Premiere
In its newly commissioned stage production, the emirate Sharjah has opened its year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital with a new tale for the ancient canon of the Arabian Nights.
UNESCO Reviews Sharjah’s World Book Capital Plans; 2021 Applications Deadline is May 2
Bodour Al Qasimi met with UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay in Paris to discuss the coming Sharjah’s World Book Capital programming.
At London Book Fair: ‘Libraries on the Beach’ Courtesy of Sharjah
Those restful beach lean-tos at London Book Fair were reminders that in April, the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital.