At issue in Tuesday’s discussion from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives: The world presence of Arabic scholarly work.
Today’s Rights Roundup brings together work from Bogota, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway, emphasizing fiction.
Collective online bookselling site Les Libraires went a long way toward helping Québec’s bookstores stay afloat in 2020. (Sponsored)
Publishers and distributors in Spain open an international registration hub, as Frankfurt takes applications for its 2021 translators program.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
Saga Egmont says the acquisition of Mexican audiobook publisher Cuántica Activa Audiolibros fits with its growth in Spanish book markets.
The Syrian author Khalil Sweileh’s ‘Remorse Test,’ winner of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Literature, is to be translated into Ukrainian by Nora-Druk Publishers.
The former leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Michael Ignatieff is also the author of several books including a Booker-shortlisted novel.
Recently translated literature from Québec may find new life as part of Guest of Honor Canada’s program at Frankfurter Buchmesse. (Sponsored)
The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.