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8th Publishing Next Industry Awards conferred!

 HarperCollins Publishers India emerged the winner in the Publisher of the Year category of Publishing Next Industry Awards 2021, for “refusing to rest on its past laurels, and continue to do what publishers must – engage new authors,…

Arunava Sinha honoured for his translations

At Jaipur Literature Festival (March 5-14, 2022), Critically acclaimed translator and writer Arunava Sinha received the 6th Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award. The award recognises Indian translators and their noteworthy…

NBT inaugurates Reading Corner at Hansraj College, DU

National Book Trust, India recently organised an interactive session on ‘Importance of Creating an inclusive Reading Society’ in collaboration with Hansraj College, Delhi University. A Reading Corner was set up by NBT, India in the college…

Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 to explore climate change

Scheduled from March 5-14 2022, the Jaipur Literature Festival will bring a brilliant line-up of sessions on climate change and environment as well. As climate change continues to be the centre of multiple debates and policies, the Festival…

Chennai Book Fair held successfully

The 45th edition of the Chennai Book Fair, organized by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI), has successfully being held at YMCA Grounds in Nandanam, Chennai from February 16- March 6, 2022. The book fair was…

India Literature and Publishing Sector Study launched

The British Council and the Art X Company have released ‘India Literature and Publishing Sector Study’, a pioneering primary research project aimed at understanding the challenges faced by Indian publishers, agents, authors, translators,…

Amazon shuts down Westland Publishing House

In a surprise move, Amazon has announced the closure of Indian publishing company Westland Books, which it had acquired from Trent Limited, a subsidiary of the Tata Group in 2016. Westland has Context, Tranquebar, Eka (for non-English…

Vicky Kaushal is the brand ambassador of Pearson India

In its efforts to step up India play and accelerate its growth plans as the global digital powerhouse of learning, Pearson India has announced Bollywood youth icon and superstar, Vicky Kaushal as its new Brand Ambassador. India is a…