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: 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: 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

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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: 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

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Sustainable is the new black: top editors launch new-wave fashion titles

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Beach-read refill: 12 titles to get you to the end of summer (and beyond)

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Titles on Bible Women Draw the Spotlight

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Bookstat: Bridgerton titles top the chart

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Women Writers Spotlight 2020

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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

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WATCH: Best of the Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, with Dr. Abraham Verghese

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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

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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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