IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer

Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah's Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing. The post IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Setzer and Al Qasimi confirmed to lead IPA

Hugo Setzer, c.e.o. of Mexico publisher Manual Moderno, and Bodour Al Qasimi, founder and c.e.o. of the UAE's Kalimat Group, have been confirmed as the future president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Setzer, Bodour, Confirmed at Frankfurt for IPA Leadership

In its general assembly seated at Frankfurt, the 65-nation, 76-organization International Publishers Association has affirmed Mexico's Hugo Setzer and the UAE's Bodour Al Qasimi to the new leadership cycle beginning January 1. The post Setzer, Bodour, Confirmed at Frankfurt for IPA Leadership... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bath branch leads the way as W H Smith revamps estate with diversity the focus

The mass-market retailer has launched a raft of changes at its Bath store, appealing to its core market of light readers and consumers of children’s titles under a new books duo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund

The new African Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers. The post At Sharjah’s Conference: Seven African Projects Share in $170,000 Innovation Fund appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA Prix Voltaire Conferred on Khaled Lutfi in Seoul

'The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lutfi,' says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony. The post IPA Prix Voltaire Conferred on Khaled Lutfi in Seoul appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA’s Hugo Setzer to Africa’s Publishers at Nairobi: ‘We Need You’

In opening the second International Publishers Association Africa Seminar event in Kenya, IPA president Hugo Setzer quotes Desmond Tutu on ubuntu: 'You can’t exist as a human being in isolation.' The post IPA’s Hugo Setzer to Africa’s Publishers at Nairobi: ‘We Need You’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audiobooks and Open Access in Focus at CONTEC Mexico Conference in June

Reflecting a number of trends in international publishing, the upcoming CONTEC Mexico conference looks at how trends such as audiobooks and open access are playing out in Latin America and across the globe. The post Audiobooks and Open Access in Focus at CONTEC Mexico Conference in June appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

The growth of hybrid publishing and the diversity of voices independent presses bring to publishing were among the topics at this year's IBPA Publishing University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Diversity discussions lead IPG autumn conference

Diversity in the book industry, Amazon and selling TV and film rights were some of the hot topics of the IPG's biggest ever autumn conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Starting To Hit the Wall’: A Conference Focuses on Publishing Rights

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Borghino promoted to IPA lead role

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IPA Congress Focuses on the Publisher’s Role in a Digital Economy

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OUP sponsors African literacy conference

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African publishers should publish more books in African languages, says Ngugi wa Thing’o

African publishers should publish more books in indigenous languages to stop their disappearance and to increase the awareness of African writers in their own countries, the celebrated Kenyan writer and activist Ngugi wa Thing’o told delegates at the second International Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Are African Writers Trumping African-American Authors?

In the NYTimes, Felicia R. Lee asks if the 'new wave of African writers' with an international appeal are drawing attention away from African-American voices. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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SHARJAH FOCUS: London Book Fair events

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SHARJAH FOCUS: Public events

1001 Stories: UAE Writers on Arabic Literature Today Tuesday 10 March 2019| 19.15-20.30Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB An evening with three writers from the United Arab Emirates to chime with this year's London Book Fair Sharjah Focus. Hear how writers in... Continue reading at British Council global

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