Making quick adjustments when a new level of COVID-19 alert went into effect, Singapore’s Book Council mounted the AFCC digitally.
Gold House’s New Asian and Pacific Islander Reading List
Encouraging intra-community reading in diaspora, the new list is announced amid anti-Asian violence in many parts of the world.
Singapore’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content: Fast COVID Adjustments
Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
Vietnamese Publishing House Co-Founder Arrested Ahead of Frankfurt Appearance
The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2020: A COVID-Aware Edition
Singapore’s 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content draws from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas for its programming.
PRH India and Southeast Asia Sign Distribution Deal With IPG and Trafalgar
For Penguin Random House’s Indian and Southeas Asian catalogues, a new distribution deal is to sell content into North America, the UK, and the EU.
IPA, PEN America Blast Vietnam’s ‘Crackdown on Independent Media’
With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint.
Singapore’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content: Taking Kids’ Lit Seriously
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
London Book Fair’s Market Focus Indonesia: Creative Industries and a Spice Café
Not just books: Laura Prinsloo, who chairs Jakarta’s National Book Committee, says Market Focus Indonesia will stress ‘everything from film, games, animation and apps, to character, entertainment, and intellectual property.’
At Singapore’s StoryDrive Asia, Content: Selling It and Protecting It
StoryDrive Asia opens today (November 19) with a dual focus on copyright and technology issues, with a roster of international speakers.