International Notes: IPA Blasts New Turkish Censorship; Amazon Awards Spanish-Language Fiction

Further action against media in Turkey prompts international publishers' criticism; and Amazon KDP names a new recipient of its Spanish-language award. The post International Notes: IPA Blasts New Turkish Censorship; Amazon Awards Spanish-Language Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA

Awards recognizing UAE-specific work and international Arabic literature are announced as the International Publishers Association names its next president to a two-year term. The post International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kiswahili science fiction award charts a path for African languages

There is something beautiful about African languages carrying science, fictionalised of course, into imagined futures. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-07 15:04:17 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Cambridge University Press and Overleaf; FutureBook Awards

In three of Cambridge University Press' journals, Overleaf arrangement offers authoring tools. And eight awards are part of the FutureBook Conference. The post International Notes: Cambridge University Press and Overleaf; FutureBook Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Can Succeed with Spanish Books: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

Hispanics are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the U.S., and they are not only growing in terms of numbers but also expanding their presence in regions across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justin Torres, Author of ‘Blackouts,’ Wins National Book Award for Fiction

Ned Blackhawk received the nonfiction award, with “The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Texas Book Fest Expands Spanish-Language Programs

The Texas Book Festival, running November 11 and 12 in Austin, will feature more Spanish-language programming, including a dozen Spanish-language authors among the more than 300 authors participating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction. The ten titles on the longlist were selected from a pool of 496 books submitted for consideration by their publishers; this year’s judges for Fiction are Steph Cha, Calvin Crosby, Silas... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-15 14:15:56 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers See Growth in Spanish-language Books

Faith and spirituality houses see potential—and obstacles—in reaching Spanish-language markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Expands Its Spanish-Language Business

In July, HarperCollins Focus launched a new Spanish-language publishing imprint, HarperEnfoque, as the publisher continues to make gains in the trade and religion markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Award-Winning Historical Fiction Books

From the Pulitzer and Booker to the Walter Scott Prize and more, these award-winning historical fiction books are the best in the genre! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-24 10:36:00 UTC ]
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8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-01 10:34:00 UTC ]
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HarperEnfoque is HarperCollins’ New Spanish-Language Imprint

HarperCollins Focus' Cris Garrido is opening HarperEnfoque, a Spanish-language imprint based in the United States. The post HarperEnfoque is HarperCollins’ New Spanish-Language Imprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-27 13:59:05 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Focus Launches Spanish-Language Imprint

HarperCollins Focus is launching HarperEnfoque. The new imprint, based in Nashville, will offer original works in Spanish as well as translations of bestselling English-language books, focused on "empowering lives and fostering change." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Karine Pansa at Seoul International Book Fair

The two great pillars of the International Publishers Association were on the IPA president's mind as she spoke at Seoul's book fair. The post IPA’s Karine Pansa at Seoul International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-15 17:58:06 UTC ]
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Dosdoce: Growing Sales in Spanish-Language Audiobooks

Ahead of this week's Readmagine, Dosdoce's Javier Celaya issues a new report on Spanish-language audiobooks and ebooks in 2022. The post Dosdoce: Growing Sales in Spanish-Language Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-05 14:37:57 UTC ]
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Three Spanish-language Audiobook Success Stories

Mariane Féged, director of Spanish markets at Bookwire, highlights three titles that have been especially popular on the service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkish Publishers’ ‘Freedom of Thought and Expression’ Award

The Turkish Publishers Association honors a house fighting seven cases of effective bans on books considered 'harmful to minors.' The post Turkish Publishers’ ‘Freedom of Thought and Expression’ Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-27 03:41:29 UTC ]
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At Torino’s International Book Fair: The Aficionados Award

Three inaugural shortlistees are to be honored at Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino in the new Aficionado Award program. The post At Torino’s International Book Fair: The Aficionados Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-11 21:35:03 UTC ]
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