With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.
The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies.
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
A new international rights hit for Sourcebooks, Scarlett St. Clair’s ‘dark fantasy romance’ has just sold into at least eight territories.
Environmental activist Trang Nguyen is releasing her first book for young readers. She and Sorya the sun bear are making rights sales.
Webtoon, the platform for user-generated comics content has a partnership to offer new webcomics based on the DC Comics universe.
Running through Wednesday, this week’s program of bilateral trade meetings bring together 36 Asian and European publishers.
The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region.
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.