Publishing Arabic Books – Opportunities and Challenges
Date: October 22, 2021, 14:00 - 15:00
Location: Frankfurt Studio Stream
Held in collaboration with Litprom Cultural Foundation, the webinar hosted 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award Publishing and Technology winner Rasha al Ameer of Dar Al Jadeed, alongside Publishing Manager of Storytel and Founder of Raya Literary Agency Yasmina Jraissati, and publicist, poet, translator, and Editor of Hanser Verlag in Munich Piero Salabé at the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair.
Moderated by the Editor of FAZ German newspaper Lena Bopp, the panellists examined the challenges of introducing Arab literature to the Western market and ways to disseminate it, authors worth exploring at the moment, titles and themes that pique readers' interest and sell well, and more.