Emerging markets incorporate international digital publishing models, while at the same time putting their own stamp on them, writes Octavio Kulesz.
To succeed as a publisher in Italy you need to the get the consumer price right, while in South Africa niche publishing is promising, but digital is a long way off.
South Africa’s Snapplify has been working with a variety of small African publishers to distribute their publications globally through branded apps and websites.
Colleen Higgs, Publisher of Modjaji Books in South Africa recounts her life-changing experience as part of the publisher invitation program of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The popular South African blog, Diary of a Zulu Girl, has struck a chord among readers, eliciting book and TV offers, even after it was revealed the author was a 30-year-old man.
Arthur Attwell, founder of Paperight, explains why his company has leveraged the network of photocopy shops throughout South Africa to cater to hard-to-reach readers.
Dakar, Senegal’s Amalion Publishing is an up-and-coming house that only publishes books by African authors and does so simultaneously in English and French.
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, editor of Johannesburg’s inventive art books publisher Fourthwall, discusses how publishing on the periphery of the world can give you an edge.
Porter Anderson’s curation of the best of the web for authors looks at next week’s TOC New York, concerns about B&N’s future, Faber’s new transmedia project and much, much more.
South Africa’s Modjaji Books is updating its catalog of small publishers and literary magazines in Africa, with the aim of expanding coverage to the entire continent.