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Sharjah International Book Fair

2 Seas at the 2016 Sharjah International Book Fair

What was it like to take part in the fellowship preceding the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair? By Chrysothemis Armefti — article first published in December 2016 The last weeks of October were hectic. Preparing for the Frankfurt Book Fair, a strained foot, the rush of the FBF meetings themselves and then their follow-ups was to […]

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The Egyptian Book Industry: A Changing Reality

What does the future hold for the Egyptian and the Arabic book industry? by Giulia Trentacosti – First posted in July 2015 As part of our Publishing Insight Series, this month 2 Seas Agency takes a close look at the Egyptian publishing scene. Counting on an impressive number of readers able to understand the same language, […]

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Selling Rights at the Sharjah International Book Fair

Selling international publishing rights and discovering the Arab publishing scene in the United Arab Emirates. By Marleen Seegers – first posted in November 2014. From November 3-5 2014, I was invited to take part in a fellowship preceding the 33rd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair. The Dutch publishing magazine Boekblad asked me to write a daily blog just before, during, and […]

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