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Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World

Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, a publisher and a translator weigh in with practical insights and observations. The post Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-25 19:02:04 UTC ]
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Global Connectedness in Trying Times: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

The SZBA celebrates literary and cultural achievements in the Arab world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OPEN CALL: Arabic-English Translation Workshop, Sharjah

As part of the Sharjah Market Focus at The London Book Fair in March 2020, the British Council have partnered with New Writing North, Kalimat Group and Sharjah World Book Capital to offer an Arabic-English/English-Arabic Translation Workshop in February 2020.This is an opportunity for up to six... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-12-02 14:33:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries

At the IPA Amman seminar, OverDrive's Steven Rosato will stress that in moving to a digital library ecosystem, 'It's the publishers who must take the leap.' The post OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 05:30:15 UTC ]
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Women Rewriting the Rules of Reporting in the Arab World

In “Our Women on the Ground,” an anthology edited by the Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir, 19 female journalists recount their experiences. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-29 15:37:53 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award

A widening chorus of literary voices from the Arab world is being heard on the international stage, thanks in part to the leadership of the UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book award, says Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous. The post At London Book Fair: Discussing Arabic Literature with Sheikh Zayed Book Award... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Grows As Deals Are Cut at Pre-Fair Publishing Conference

The 37th Sharjah International Book Fair brought nearly 380 publishers and agents to UNESCO's Cultural Capital of the Arab World for a rights-oriented pre-fair publishing conference as issues plaguing freedom to publish worldwide hung over panel discussions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents

At the 2018 Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Flora Rees of the Emirates Literature Foundation talks about the editor-author relationship and the role of literary agents in publishing across the Arab world. The post At the Abu Dhabi Book Fair: An Industry Ready for Editorial Rigor and Literary Agents... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Censorship in the Arab World: Debating Its Impact at a Conference in Tunisia

Censorship concerns many in the worldwide book publishing industry today. The Arab Publishers Association conference this month addressed the issue specifically in the Arab world. The post Censorship in the Arab World: Debating Its Impact at a Conference in Tunisia appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults

The UAE's Kalimat Group turned heads at Sharjah International Book Fair with its Rewayat imprint's new translations: Capote, McEwan, Baldwin, Al Bishr. The post The UAE’s Rewayat Imprint: Translations For, and From, the Arab World’s Adults appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mohammed Hasan Alwan Interview: ‘How We Convey Ourselves to Each Other’

'Writing and art are the kind of thing that's going to bring us together,' says Mohammed Hasan Alwan, on winning the Arab world's biggest literary award. The post Mohammed Hasan Alwan Interview: ‘How We Convey Ourselves to Each Other’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon acquires Middle East e-commerce site SOUQ.com

Amazon has acquired Middle Eastern e-commerce website SOUQ.com in a deal referred to as "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Ahmed Khaled Towfik on the Outlook for Arabic Sci-Fi

Better times are ahead, says writer Ahmed Khaled Towfik, who recently appeared at Dubai’s festival: the Arab world is readier for science fiction, he says. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘Looking Good for Science Fiction’ t The National, Hala Khalaf asserts that “Arab readers don’t like... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom of Expression: Authors Guild Teams With LitNet in ‘Not Normal Times’

Asserting the value of 'the voices of refugees, writers, and translators from the Arab world,' the author-advocacy organization speaks out. The post Freedom of Expression: Authors Guild Teams With LitNet in ‘Not Normal Times’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Sharjah, a Trump-Wary ALA Promotes ‘Libraries Transform’

The American Library Association holds its third Sharjah conference for library professionals in the Arab world, cautiously worried at the US election news while pressing a transformative agenda. The post At Sharjah, a Trump-Wary ALA Promotes ‘Libraries Transform’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arab world should ‘swap guns for culture,’ Sharjah International Book Fair hears

The Arab world should “use culture rather than guns” to achieve its ends, guests were told at the opening ceremony of the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair, held at the emirate’s exhibition centre this morning (2nd November). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World

In a combination of analysis, commentary, and rights-center deal-making, the 35th Sharjah fair clarifies issues and opportunities for industry growth. The post Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Arab World’s Book Fair Ambassador

Lebanon's Nasser Jarrous has been fostering understanding between the Arab World and the West by helping open 'closed markets,' such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The post The Arab World’s Book Fair Ambassador appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebookselling Innovation in the Arab World

Jordan's EkTab and Egypt's Kotobi are sell ebooks and print books online in the Middle East and Africa, where distribution poses a constant challenge. The post Ebookselling Innovation in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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