Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar

Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years. The post Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-28 05:15:12 UTC ]
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At Sharjah Publishing City, the Emirates Publishers Association Opens a ‘One Stop Shop’

Assistance on licensing, printing permits, ISBNs for new titles, trade inquiries, and more are available now to publishers in the UAE at a centralized resource hub located at Sharjah Publishing City. The post At Sharjah Publishing City, the Emirates Publishers Association Opens a ‘One Stop Shop’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary world overwhelmed by 600 books to be published on one day

Hundreds of titles will flood the market because of Covid. It’s bad news for minority authors, says former Booker prize judgeOver the summer, novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls has been something of a hero. With a humorous nod to the less glamorous aspects of publishing life – hastily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-16 07:29:05 UTC ]
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How Many Books is Too Many? Ask the World’s 10 Biggest Libraries

There are 22 libraries in the world with a whopping 15 million items catalogued. Here are ten of the world's biggest - with a few facts and some pictures. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-27 10:30:43 UTC ]
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The Problem With All The Books Publishing This Fall: Critical Linking, June 10, 2020

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress

The 33rd biennial world congress of the International Publishers Association is the latest event to be canceled amid the fast rising coronavirus emergency. The post IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 17:13:20 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish 'remarkable' World War Two memoir

Mirror Books will publish new memoir about the only living sisters to have signed the Official Secrets Act during the Second World War.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 12:36:25 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’

The export-reliant UK industry's publishers association raises the alarm, having invoiced close to US$160 million in printed books last year. The post UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-04 12:53:41 UTC ]
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Price promoted to associate publisher at Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books communications director Alyx Price is being promoted to associate publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books

The publishers' association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country's VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases. The post Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:56 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2019: New Tools, Enduring Values Will Drive Publishing’s Future

At the 2019 London Book Fair's Quantum Conference, Faber & Faber CEO Stephen Page rallied publishers to focus not just on their own bottom lines, but on the unique, and vital role publishers play in our cultural ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tim Peake and 10 Downing Street celebrate World Book Day

Downing Street has welcomed 30 schoolchildren to share a story to celebrate today’s (7th March) World Book Day, whilst astronaut Tim Peake is marking the day with a video encouraging children to read. The children visiting 10 Down Street spent the morning reading and drawing along with authors... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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