Literature and publishing
A library card was the first thing that was mine, that I had ever owned,” says Nasima Razmyar. The daughter of a former Afghan diplomat, Razmyar arrived in Finland with her family in 1992 as a refugee fleeing political unrest. Unable to speak the language, with scant resources, and trying to make sense of the strange new city she found herself in, she was stunned to discover she was entitled to a library card that would grant her books – for free. Her appreciation of the privilege has not faded: “I still have that library card in my wallet today,” she says proudly.
Muestra contiene valiosas joyas bibliográficas que custodiara la Biblioteca Nacional en su primera etapa institucional.
To commemorate World Poetry Day 2018, the facility hosted a poetry workshop organised by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), in collaboration with the National Arts Council (NAC), which trained inmates in the creative art of poetry and that has culminated into the poetry show about to take place.
The next application deadline for the Culture Council's test system "Literature Creation with Children and Youth" is June 5th, and applies to projects where authors and illustrators create literature with young people between 12-18 years.
Speaking to some of the most influential figures in publishing during the IPA Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria, on the sidelines of the Nigeria International Book Fair, Sheikha Bodour highlighted the major challenges and opportunities that could dictate the future of the industry across Africa, including contributions to the international market and competition at a global level.
La ciudad argentina de Buenos Aires celebra su 44ª Feria Internacional del Libro y Paraguay tendrá representación este domingo 13 de mayo.