The London-based Curtis Brown Creative program is placing two author training sequences in the UAE, close on the heels of Sharjah’s first Emirati Book Fair.
The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.
Sharjah’s new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair.
Representatives of the 28 international UNESCO Cities of Literature are in Norwich and Nottingham this week for the first such gathering held in England.
The Kalimat Foundation has new initiatives to aid of young Arab readers in refugee camps and those who struggle with reading disabilities.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
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.
On the eve of Sharjah’s year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital, the International Publishers Association brass sees the 11-year-old children’s reading fair.
Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital.
Kalimat Foundation has donated 2,000 Arabic-language children’s and young adult books to 11 Italian libraries for Arab immigrant and refugee children.