As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia’s cultural program team met to plan for March’s Market Focus program at Olympia London.
Words Without Borders November: Listening Out for Vietnam
This month’s issue of Words Without Borders features contemporary Vietnamese writers and the silence of previous generations quieted by oppression.
Penguin Random House Opening Southeast Asian Operation Based in Singapore
What CEO Markus Dohle calls ‘a natural extension and complement’ to PRH’s work in Southeast Asia, the new company will have a 50-title output at the start.
Stories from Indonesia To Be Made Into Films by iflix, Wattpad
Wattpad signs an agreement with video streaming and production company iflix to produce films based on Wattpad’s Indonesian content.
Wattpad Studios Formalizes Asian Expansion, Placing Dexter Ong in Hong Kong
After gathering new funding, Wattpad announces expanded efforts in development of film and digital content in Southeast Asian markets. Dexter Ong of 21st Century Fox Asia is tapped to lead from Hong Kong.
In Singapore, StoryDrive Asia Gathers Southeast Asia’s Key Publishing Players
The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore highlighted one of the most promising publishing regions, Southeast Asia, and its emerging digital scene.
Ahead of StoryDrive Asia: A View From the Singapore Book Publishers Association
Singapore Book Publishers Association president Peter Schoppert sees mobile as huge and publishers ‘stepping up their game’ before StoryDrive Asia.
Singapore’s StoryDrive Asia: Publishing and Networking in Southeast Asia
Exploring and enriching the Southeast Asian publishing markets, Singapore’s StoryDrive Asia conference is set for November 13 and 14.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse: The Markets in Time of Change
Tackling what agent Andrew Wylie calls “a profound moral question” for world publishing and more, The Markets is an issues-driven conference for a sharply relevant business in world dynamics.
At Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’: Nielsen’s Andre Breedt on Sales Trends and Competition
Nielsen Book’s Andre Breedt sees more change ahead for international publishing. Here’s a preview of his talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s flagship conference on October 10.