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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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: 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: 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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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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Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of the Year Shortlist

The British Book Awards shortlist for the 2018 Books of the Year include top-selling titles and reader favorites across seven categories. Sales, literary merit, and publishing strategy will determine the final winners. The post Rewarding Top-Selling Titles: 42 Titles on the ‘Nibbies’ Books of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Writers to Watch Spring 2020

The authors of these 10 unflinching works of fiction offer nimble explorations of weighty issues: technology, precarious labor, incendiary political movements, government censorship, immigration, and femicide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Top Russian Titles and Highlights at Moscow’s 2019 Non/Fiction Book Fair

A new location for the Non/Fiction Book Fair in Moscow brings higher book sales, international contacts, and a look at the top Russian books of 2019. The post Top Russian Titles and Highlights at Moscow’s 2019 Non/Fiction Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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School & Library Spotlight Fall 2019: Indies Support Title 1 Schools

Literacy efforts flourish in the partnership between independent bookstores and schools serving low-income students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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McDermid unveils her pick of the top 10 LGBTQI+ writers in UK

Val McDermid has revealed her choice for the 10 most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today, with a list including Fiona Mozley and Kirsty Logan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DHA selects 12 authors for under-represented writers open day

David Higham Associates has selected a 12-strong shortlist of authors to attend its second open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Watching the Stars: Spotlight on Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly

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Evaristo and Caldwell make Shafak's top 10 exciting women writers list

Elif Shafak has revealed her selection of ten of the most exciting women writers working in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators

Publishers in the new Facebook-funded program include BuzzFeed, Conde Nast and Viacom. The post Facebook is paying 12 publishers for Watch shows starring video creators appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘Becoming’ Is Top-Selling Title In 2018

In the year of nonfiction, ‘Becoming’ was one of 10 nonfiction books among 2018’s 20 bestselling titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spanish-Language Women Writers to Watch

Translator and literary scout Samantha Schnee picks six authors she thinks deserve more attention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Weekly and Frankfurter Buchmesse have announced the "Top Honorees" of the fourth annual PW Star Watch program. 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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China’s top titles for 2017 revealed

Publishers and booksellers in China, the 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair Guest of Honour country, enjoyed another record year in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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