At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund

The new African Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers. The post At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer

Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah's Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing. The post IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program

In duration and scope, the 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair's Publishers Conference is programmed for an audience from more than 80 markets. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Three smartphone writing projects win incubator funds

Creative writing incubator Paper Nations, led by Bath Spa University’s TRACE Centre, has awarded three funds of up to £5,000 to creative writing-based projects for smartphones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stratford Literary Festival expands Bedtime Stories project with ACE funding

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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

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Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation

Sharjah's new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair. The post Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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£500,000 boost for Pop Up Projects

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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

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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

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EU-funded Transbook project commits to UK post-Brexit

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Rebel Girls authors donate $100,000 to Malala Fund

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EU funds £2.5m literary projects in UK

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Coveney joins HarperCollins as digital innovation and projects director

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African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections

With a goal of getting South African authors' work to the country's readers, the African Book Trust is working to donate bookjs to library collections. The post African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Specialized Publishers Share Challenges, Insights at SIPA Conference

Exploring what's worked and what hasn't in the search for new revenue streams. The post Specialized Publishers Share Challenges, Insights at SIPA Conference appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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SCBWI Conference Attendees Raise Funds for Diversity

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Publishing Innovation from the UK’s Futurebook Conference

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Google Launches Fund for Publishers' Digital News Projects

Google has launched its €150m (£109m) fund for European publishers to tap to develop new digital news projects, with large-scale grants needing approval from a council includingTelegraph chief Murdoch MacLennan.   Google ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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