In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full ‘localization’ may be better than mere translation.
Mohammed Alnaas, from Libya, has become the youngest writer to win the International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Turkey, Spain, France, Finland, and Sweden, and include work for adults and young readers.
The annual Helen & Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize goes to Vincent Kling for his translation of ‘The Strudlhof Steps’ by Heimito von Doderer.
Translation is at the heart of this extensive program for publishers, featuring study trips, networking, skill training, and more.
‘To introduce these authors to wider audiences,’ Dr. Ali Bin Tamim names the 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award slate of winners.
Our children’s and YA titles in this Rights Roundup come from South Korea, Spain, France, Estonia, Norway, and the UK.
Now in its fourth decade, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in 2019 saw 1,065 exhibitors sell 119,633 books to 149,000 visitors.
Appearing at Paris’ Festival du Livre, International Booker-shortlisted Geetanjali Shree discusses translation and ‘a very eclectic moment.’
The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award will be honored in May at a ceremony parallel to the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.