British Council at the Online Book Fair 2021

London Book Fair is online this year. On 30 June, the focus falls on making words travel, with a programme addressing writers, translators, and the ways that books can travel across borders. The British Council is partnering with English PEN and the Literary Translation Centre on three free events as part of this day. Register for free entry to all eventsWriters at risk: publishing and the duty of care9:15-9:55 BSTTamara Zimet (Edinburgh Book Festival), chaired by Dan Gorman (English PEN)The shift to digital that has taken place over the past year has opened up a global audience for festivals and publishers. However, with increased access must come increased awareness that some writers face of the risks of appearing on public platforms when living in countries with oppressive regimes. What is the duty of care that UK based publishers and festivals take on when programming on publishing these writers? And how best to safeguard writers and audiences whilst still presenting voices that often desperately need to be heard?Closing the translation gap – translating in a second or additional language9:40-10:10 BSTKavita Bhanot, Jenna Tang, chaired by Marta DzuiroszSecond language or "L2" translation is widespread all over the world, but can be viewed as second rate to a 'native' or original language in literary translation. This panel will discuss why the publishing world needs to embrace L2 translation as part of efforts to widen access to publishing, L2 translation as a career,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

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British Council at the Online Book Fair 2021

London Book Fair is online this year. On 30 June, the focus falls on making words travel, with a programme addressing writers, translators, and the ways that books can travel across borders. The British Council is partnering with English PEN and the Literary Translation Centre on three free... Continue reading at British Council global

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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

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Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards

With 23 categories, the newly re-introduced British Book Awards are an uber suite of combined honors, known to some as the Nibbies. The post Long on Shortlists at London Book Fair: The Expanded British Book Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2021 Draws 889 Exhibitors

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The British Book Awards' three-hour digital prize program included Nibbie winners' announcements in 28 categories. The post The British Book Awards: 2021 Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist

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London Book Fair not only goes to the digital option but also adds early-June dates to its previous late-June schedule. The post London Book Fair Opts for a Digital-Only Edition in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Early Announcements of 2021 Features

The Bologna Children's Book Fair issues announcements to the news media about what organizers hope can be a physical event on June 14 to 17. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Early Announcements of 2021 Features appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Book Awards Name 2021 Jurors for 28 Prize Categories

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‘Tehran Book Fair Uncensored’ Is Now Underway in Its Fifth Edition: Online

The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program is online this week, with as many as a dozen independent publishers of Persian literature. The post ‘Tehran Book Fair Uncensored’ Is Now Underway in Its Fifth Edition: Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Announces June-July Dates for 2021

Reed  Exhibitions' Andy Ventris follows Jacks Thomas as the new director of London Book Fair, which expects to return to spring dates by 2022. The post London Book Fair Announces June-July Dates for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Announces June Dates for 2021

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Beijing International Book Fair Moves Online: ‘Smart BIBF’ Opens August 26

The 27th edition of Beijing's trade show is moving to a digital format that organizers say will stay up and running until next year's fair. The post Beijing International Book Fair Moves Online: ‘Smart BIBF’ Opens August 26 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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