Country Spotlight: Singapore: Events to Watch

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, explores the entire spectrum of children’s content, from creation to distribution to consumption. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Top 12 Writers and Titles to Watch

From literary fiction to middle-grade series, Singapore’s new literary voices are getting louder, and their works finding new homes far away from the tropical city-state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Educational and STM Publishing

By and large, Singapore’s education system, which is among the most highly regarded in the world, is a boon to its publishing industry. No subject is more popular, or more competitive, than mathematics. Known as Singapore math, the city-state’s mathematics teaching method and curriculum is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Literary Publishing

Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate. Recent months have seen many titles, from literary fiction to middle grade series, getting picked up by overseas publishers, including those from the U.K. and U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Singapore: Copyright Update

The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones. The law, which was enacted in 1987, is in urgent need of an overhaul to address the opportunities that have arisen from new technologies, and to close the loopholes that may... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Free and Cheap Live Poetry Events You Can Watch Online

For poets, springtime is especially sacred. With big book releases, National Poetry Month, and the conclusion of the slam season, there is so much for readers and writers to look forward to. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve seen readings canceled, book tours halted and budgets slashed.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Watching the Stars: Spotlight on Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly

Collaborators Haring and Connolly weave an entrancing middle grade mythology about kids who must take care of the stars. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Watch Your Language

To help you prepare for this year’s ALA professional program, here’s a handy list of buzzwords that may have lost their buzz. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How does Neil Patrick Harris keep his 'Series of Unfortunate Events' characters distinct? Just watch

Two seasons in, it’s safe to say Netflix’s whimsical adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” the popular children’s book series by Daniel Handler under the pen name Lemony Snicket, has been an education in vocal manipulation for Neil Patrick Harris. The jack-of-all-trades actor plays... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia

Malaysia—a multicultural nation of 30 million people made up of Malay, English, Chinese, and Tamil speakers—is a relatively small and divided book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Mixed Bag for Bookselling

For the Malaysian bookselling and publishing communities, the first quarter of the year leading up to the 6% goods and services tax (GST) implementation on April 1 was tumultuous and disruptive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Digital Segment on the Move

The Malaysian ebook industry is still in the low single digit in terms of market share and international ebook retailers have yet to show signs of setting up shop here. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: A Flourishing Alternative Scene

The growing popularity of alternative publishers such as DuBook, Thukul Cetak and Lejen Press is a welcome change (“an absolute delight”) to Raman Krishnan of Silverfish Books, a company many regarded as the catalyst in the independent bookselling and publishing scene in Malaysia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Heating Up the Rights Market

Rights traffic, as expected in a small book market like Malaysia, typically flows one way, with English-to-Malay translations mostly found in the education and reference segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Country Spotlight: Malaysia: Checking Out the Top Shows and Festivals

With publishers large and small putting on road shows, holding minifairs, and participating in major book events, and with chain bookstores and remainder sellers holding their own shows, there are plenty of opportunities for book lovers and content creators to congregate across Malaysia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who Will Watch the Watch Magazines?

Exploring print media's place in the wristwatch magazine space. The post Who Will Watch the Watch Magazines? appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John Freeman

Click below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind of ongoing process involving events, involving posts and interviews and discussions on the Alta... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Women Writers Spotlight 2020

Find more Religion & Spirituality coverage here on women authors writing books aimed at female audiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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British Book Awards crowned Event of the Year at PPA Awards

The Nibbies has won Event of the Year at this year's Professional Publishers Association's Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Nov. 16th to Nov. 22nd

Miami Book Fair Online Sunday, November 15 – Monday, November 23rd The Miami Book Fair is virtual this year, with all free and on demand content available starting November 15th. More than 300 authors in conversation will be streaming including, but not limited to Margaret Atwood (Dearly), Kwame... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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