Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher.
Devoted to showing African children, ‘Your story is just as important,’ Deborah Ahenkorah this month receives one of Canada’s proudest international honors.
A novel about a young woman whose mother is deported from the United States has won Wattpad’s first ‘Top Award’ and a publication contract.
‘There has never been a better time for Indigenous publishing’ in Australia, says one book publisher, as Indigenous writing hit the bestseller lists.
Familiar faces–authors previously recognized–are behind six of this year’s 10 longlisted titles for National Book Awards in the young readers’ category.
‘Chinese readers want to know these outstanding stories,’ says NORLA’s Margit Walsø. She just launched 10 Norwegian titles in Shanghai ahead of Frankfurt.
The program at next week’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content focuses ‘multicultural stories and diverse themes’ and features speakers from several continents.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
The latest stage in Wattpad’s rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK.
Created by a publisher in Senegal and an author in Niger, the Sarraounia Prize is accepting YA manuscripts by Africa-based writers.