IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman

In a first-time focus on the Middle East's publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital. The post IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-13 13:55:30 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Outlines First Amman Regional Seminar

Put your text here. image By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson subhed xxx The post International Publishers Association Outlines First Amman Regional Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Regional Cookbooks 2015: Middle East

Middle Eastern cuisine has become more popular in the West, with new cookbooks highlighting dishes from Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and other countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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IPA’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi: Maha Bakheet on Copyright

The June 'Africa Rising' seminar from the International Publishers Association will feature the Arab League's Maha Bakheet on copyright issues. The post IPA’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi: Maha Bakheet on Copyright appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Internationalist to publish Middle East journalist Matthew Teller

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Copyright and piracy explored at IPA Nigeria seminar

The threat to copyright, and thereby to African publishers, posed by "big tech" was raised by International Publishers Association President Michiel Kolman at the IPA’s first seminar on African publishing held in Lagos, Nigeria. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nigerian Publishers and IPA Hold First International Seminar in Lagos: Progress and Piracy

Nigeria's first collaborative seminar with the International Publishers Association will focus on issues including a fierce battle African publishers are waging with book piracy. The post Nigerian Publishers and IPA Hold First International Seminar in Lagos: Progress and Piracy appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WORKING Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual

From Gulf News: 'There's a need to bring children back to books,' says one author, while another points to publishers' reticence to promote area folktales. The post On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon acquires Middle East e-commerce site SOUQ.com

Amazon has acquired Middle Eastern e-commerce website SOUQ.com in a deal referred to as "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With Purchase of Souq.com, Amazon Moves Into Middle East

The acquisition of Souq.com, a Dubai-based online retailer that is the dominant one in the Middle East, comes one month after Souq announced plans to open a "global bookstore." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries in Africa and the Middle East

Not content with its second crack of the whip with a travel ban, the Trump administration has now issued a ban on larger electronic devices being taken on flights from certain countries. Devices larger than a cell phone will not be permitted in cabin baggage but must instead be checked in. The... Continue reading at Betanews

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I.B.Tauris has signed a new book by Northern Irish writer, adventurer and film-maker, Leon McCarron. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Think Creepy Clowns Are Scary? Check Out This Bloomberg Businessweek (Middle East) Cover

Think creepy clowns are scary? Check out the nightmare-inducing new cover of the Middle East edition of Bloomberg Businessweek, titled "President Whoever" and subtitled "For the Middle East, does the result of the US presidential election even matter?"The cover mashup of Donald Trump and Hillary... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub

The Casablanca Book Fair hosted its first rights hub, which brought together passionate publishers and agents for discussions of Arabic, African and francophone literature. The post A New Gateway to Publishing in Africa and the Middle East: Casablanca’s First Rights Hub appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Books on the Middle East Crisis Drawing Lots of Interest

The ongoing turmoil in the Middle East along with the refugee crisis there and in Europe has been the source of a clutch of manuscripts on offer at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East?

One of the few literary agents focusing on Arabic, Yasmina Jraissati, discusses the non-existent role of the literary agent in the Middle East. The post Why Are There No Literary Agents in the Middle East? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers in the Middle East Hustle to Cope with Instability

Publishers in the Middle East describe how they are trying to get around daily challenges, in particular falling book sales, resulting from instability. The post Publishers in the Middle East Hustle to Cope with Instability appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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