Sharjah Grows As Deals Are Cut at Pre-Fair Publishing Conference

The 37th Sharjah International Book Fair brought nearly 380 publishers and agents to UNESCO's Cultural Capital of the Arab World for a rights-oriented pre-fair publishing conference as issues plaguing freedom to publish worldwide hung over panel discussions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program

In duration and scope, the 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair's Publishers Conference is programmed for an audience from more than 80 markets. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: With Blockchain and AI, Rana DiOrio Explores Publishing’s Cutting Edge

Rana DiOrio's latest venture, Creative Mint, seeks to leverage the power of blockchain technology to “democratize and decentralize” rights transactions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference

Remaining 'committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,' the trade show and publishers' organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27. The post London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 Pre-Fair News Conference: ‘Held in Political Times’

At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry's role in a politically charged era. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 Pre-Fair News Conference: ‘Held in Political Times’ appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’

As the 11-day Sharjah International Book Fair is formally opened to the public, its chief patron warns of the importance of the 'light' of literature. The post Sharjah’s Book Fair Opening Stresses Publishing’s ‘Light in the Darkness’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers praise 'productive' Sharjah book fair

UK and European publishers attending the Sharjah International Book Fair have said the event has brought new business and new opportunities for them and their writers. But it is important to think long-term in the market, some say.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rights Deals Soar at Sharjah Book Fair

Translation funding and robust international attendance at the Sharjah Book Fair's professional program has given rise to more rights deals at the fair. The post Rights Deals Soar at Sharjah Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Janet Ellis novels among raft of pre-Fair deals

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Amazon Cuts Publishers Out of the Mix, Makes Deals With Writers

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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

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UK publishers apply for offices in Sharjah's Publishing City

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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

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News Corp Australia to Cut ‘Up to a Third of Workforce’ in Move Towards Digital-Only Publishing

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