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Coronavirus Follow-Up: London Remains a Go; Publishers, Agents Uncertain About Bologna

Updating our coronavirus coverage: With Bologna Children's Book Fair postponed in virus-struck Italy, London Book Fair commits to going ahead. The post Coronavirus Follow-Up: London Remains a Go; Publishers, Agents Uncertain About Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-25 12:30:54 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 13:50:23 UTC ]
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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 20:55:13 UTC ]
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LBF podcast line-up unveiled

The London Book Fair (LBF) has unveiled its 2020 live podcast programme, featuring authors including David Mitchell, Lynda La Plante, Cressida Cowell, Janne Teller and Abigail Dean. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 14:18:57 UTC ]
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Opportunity: Grants for creative projects with the United Arab Emirates

BackgroundIn conjunction with the Sharjah Market Focus at The London Book Fair in March 2020, the British Council will be offering two small grants of £3000 each to UK or UAE based organisations for activity taking place between 16 March and 31 October 2020. Together, the British Council will... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-21 12:31:03 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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Beyond Jokha al-Harthi: Women Writers from the Gulf

When Jokha al-Harthi and Marilyn Booth won the Man Booker International Prize last year, for Booth’s translation of Sayyidat al-Qamr (Celestial Bodies), many hurried to note that al-Harthi was the “first Omani woman writer” to have a book in English translation.While true, this may give the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-19 10:26:57 UTC ]
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SHARJAH FOCUS: Public events

1001 Stories: UAE Writers on Arabic Literature Today Tuesday 10 March 2019| 19.15-20.30Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB An evening with three writers from the United Arab Emirates to chime with this year's London Book Fair Sharjah Focus. Hear how writers in... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-17 10:55:59 UTC ]
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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

 Tuesday 10 March Omar Ghobash in Conversation with Philippe Sands11.45-12.15, English PEN Literary Salon (3E90), OlympiaOmar Ghobash is a former diplomat and the author of Letters to a Young Muslim (Picador 2018), an exploration of the complexities of life as a modern Muslim, written as a... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-17 10:55:59 UTC ]
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British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program

Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council. The post British Council Announces London Book Fair’s Sharjah Cultural Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-17 08:30:50 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph named LBF's Illustrator of the Fair

Author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has been announced as Illustrator of the London Book Fair (LBF). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 01:30:59 UTC ]
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British Council announces Sharjah market focus programme at LBF

The British Council, in partnership with the Sharjah Book Authority, has announced the Sharjah Market Focus Cultural Programme for the London Book Fair 2020, featuring 12 prominent writers from the UAE. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 19:53:13 UTC ]
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Practical Advice for Artist Visas to the UK

Please note: you must have a pass to the London Book Fair in order to attend this talk. Wednesday 11 Mar 2020,10:00 - 11:00As the UK’s international cultural relations body, British Council facilitate collaborative exchange between artists and arts organisations in the UK and overseas.  In this... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-14 10:26:57 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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International Rights Forum

Discover the opportunities in buying and selling rights in Sharjah and the wider Arab Market at this free half-day seminar on Thursday 5 December 2019. The day, which forms part of The London Book Fair Market Focus Professional Programme will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers looking at... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-20 11:14:33 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: writers of colour

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-05 10:05:02 UTC ]
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Can of Worms Fast Tracks Holocaust Survivor's Memoir

This fall, U.K. publisher Can of Worms is publishing a memoir by an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor that it acquired this past spring at the London Book Fair from hybrid publisher White River Press. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: LGBTQI+ writers

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-10 10:05:02 UTC ]
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PODCAST: London Book Fair 2019

Clara Ng, Faisal Oddang, Nirwan Dewanto, Leila S. Chudori, Agustinus Wibowo and Reda Gaudiamo sat down with Georgina Godwin at the London Book Fair to discuss Indonesian literature, music and everything in between.Translators Tiffany Tsao and Mikael Johani also discuss the importance of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-29 10:30:21 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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