Author Learning Center is a one-of-a-kind online author education community designed to help educate, motivate, and support you at every stage of your writing & publishing journey.
Jointly developed with the contribution of national and international Book Fairs joining ALDUS – the European Book Fairs’ network, provides an updated overview of the European scenario, highlighting the key aspects that make every exhibition unique.
The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation We believe all Australians have the right to literacy, because being able to read and write is the key to accessing education and employment, and to participating fully in society.
Founded and operated as a non-profit organisation, The Alliance of Independent Authors invites self-publishing writers to join together in a spirit of mutual operation, empowerment and service to the reading and writing community.
Online shopping from the earth's biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel and accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty and personal care, gourmet food and just about anything else.
Since 2003 we’ve offered monthly workshops. And while topics change, one thing remains constant: www.amsterdamwriting.com helps writers write
In 1968 having served an apprenticeship at Salisbury and Southhampton Art College, Roger Atkinson started a bookbinding business with his wife Hazel. Since then Atkinson Book Binders has grown and become one of the most sought-after specialists with many of Londons leading Antiquarian Bookdealers among its long-established clients.
We began by supplying independent bookshops and academic libraries. However, our customer-base has evolved to include major book retailers, online booksellers, non-traditional stores and public libraries. Our experienced buying team monitor the sales of each title to ensure high levels of stock availability are maintained. Our title range offers a wide variety of products to customers, from print and ebooks (for Dawsonera) to audio visual material and non-book items that would work in a bookshop range.
bol.com b.v. sells books, DVDs, music, computer games, toys, customer electronics, computers, and consumer software online. The company also offers Dutch and English books.
Books For Africa is a simple name for a simple organization. We collect, sort, ship and distribute books to the children of Africa. Our mission is to end the book famine in Africa.
Bookarang has developed cutting-edge technology to analyze and map the content of books. We cooperate with all Dutch publishing houses and extract thousands of features for every newly published book. This data is then converted into a meaningful, human-readable form and used in applications that help readers find and discover books.
We have over 30 years of experience in the indie bookseller game, with 329 active installations in large, small and medium-sized shops. We've seen the industry evolve dramatically over the years. During that time, generations of booksellers and their customers have changed, and we've made sure to change along with them.
Books Are My Bag is the biggest ever promotion of books and bookshops across the UK & Ireland. Organisers of Bookshop Day and sister to IndieBound.
Since 1939 Central Books has been distributing on behalf of publishers: books, magazines and other related products to bookshops, specialist outlets and individuals. We work with over 400 books publishers and handle over 200 magazines.
Representing bookselling operations of all types and sizes within the sector, the Booksellers Association works for its members through the provision of goods and services, through representation, advocacy, networking and education, and through the promotion to consumers of bookshops and bookselling.
Founded in 1920, Booksellers NZ is the membership association for bookshops in New Zealand. We are a national not-for-profit trade organisation, and we work to help independently owned and chain bookstores to grow and succeed. Booksellers NZ provides education, information, business products, and services; creates relevant programs; and engages in public policy and industry advocacy. A volunteer board of eight booksellers governs the Association.
We are a global remainder, returns and reprint wholesaler, which encompasses all genres. We have a showroom, warehouse and sorting area holding up to 12,000 titles on a daily basis.
Welcome to Book Talk Radio! Listen to interviews with upcoming writers talking about their books and the inspiration for writing them. Discover new and exciting books in all genres and get to know the authors behind them.
For over 50 years the Guild has been the leading organisation for travel media professionals.
San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum collects, preserves and displays original cartoon art in all its forms since 1984. Check our causes page and support us!
Checkpoint Charlie is the gateway to West and Westerpark, at a collision point where De Jordaan, the Centre, and the Westerpark area meet. We have Weihenstephaner ale on draft, awesome snacks like Berlin currywurst, served with an eclectic mix of rock, funk, soul, reggae, ska, bluegrass and old school. And an excellent reading room.
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 180 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.
De Auteursbond is de Nederlandse beroeps- en belangenvereniging van schrijvers en vertalers. We vertegenwoordigen ruim 1.500 auteurs: prozaschrijvers.
Well-known platform for the freedom of speech, art, politics, culture, cinema, and media, with grand café & restaurant in the center of A'dam.
A Cafe-Restaurant with a wonderful reading room equipped with a fireplace.
We aim to discover and nurture talented authors, whether debut or established, providing personalized and honest representation. Founded by David Headley
Established 30 years ago, Gardners has grown to become a leading wholesaler of books, eBooks, music, and film to retailers around the world. Based out of a 350,000 square foot facility in southern England, our stock represents the largest range of physical English language media products in Europe. We offer c.500,000 titles in stock and ready to ship same day to any UK address, as well as 1.6 million+ eBooks available for instant fulfillment to consumers.
If you are in need of professional online services, don't hesitate to contact us directly to discuss how we can be of help.
As the owner of the Literary Globe I am in a good position to help out writers, bookstores, and publishers connect to readers. Contact me through this website or directly if you want my help arranging or enhancing your online presence.
The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.
Self-Published author, blogger, freelancer and philanthropist. I am a multi-genre writer, and I aim toward marginalized groups with my work, but my main goal is to reach out to young black women and to be that representation in literature that we love but don't see often. I use my talents to give back, by donating my book royalties to non-profit organizations that aid women, children, those in poverty and other minority groups.
To help address the current crisis in remote Indigenous Australian literacy.
We help people get discount isbn publishing packages so you can promote your book or ebook categories
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) is a global network for the rare book trade, representing over 1800 members in 34 countries.
A book town is a small rural town or village in which second hand and antiquarian bookshops are concentrated. Most Book Towns have developed in villages of historic interest or of scenic beauty. The concept was initiated by Richard Booth of Hay-on-Wye in Wales. The book town offers an exemplary model of sustainable rural development and tourism. It is one of the most successful new tourism developments and it is being followed in many countries around the world.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world's largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers' associations. Its membership comprises 76 organizations from 65 countries in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas. Through its members, IPA represents thousands of individual publishers around the world who service markets containing more than 5.6 billion people. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, IPA represents the interests of the publishing industry in international fora and wherever publishers' interests are at stake.
We've been teaching fiction and poetry workshops in Amsterdam since 2011. We formed the International Writers’ Collective in early 2017 to provide people with the skills, inspiration, and community they need to write well and joyfully. We offer fiction and poetry workshops throughout the year in Amsterdam and on-line and a vibrant international community to support you in your writing goals. Our core programme provides a cheaper and more flexible alternative to an MFA. You can move through four levels—each level is designed to be completed over the course of two eight-week workshops.
You have spent months, maybe years, alone, honing your craft, writing your book, and now it’s time to put your “baby” out into the world. It can be lonely, scary and frustrating. When you join the JKS Communications family, you aren’t alone anymore. We’re your advocate and help you navigate this crazy world of book publishing and book promotion.
Labyrinth is the only Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar, right next to the Vondelpark in Amsterdam Oud Zuid. If you look for a great place to enjoy fabulous cocktails, and you would like to share delicious soul food and be inspired by spoken-word & poetry, Labyrinth is the place where you need to be. Eclectic, warm and friendly Labyrinth loves diversity and embraces creativity. ' We have more in common than that which divides us' (Maya Angelou).
Located on the ground floor of The Manor House at Leeu Estates, The Reading Room is an intimate space with a welcoming wood-burning fireplace. The beautifully appointed room opens onto an inviting veranda with outstanding views of oak trees, gardens, vineyards and the Franschhoek valley. Lined with tall book-filled cabinets, the extensive selection of reading material includes the classics and coffee-table books. Also available are reference books on two icons, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, as well as the art of winemaking. In this elegant room, guests can engage in reading or a discussion, or write about their holiday experience. The Reading Room also features board games and a games table where guests can play a relaxing few rounds of backgammon, a more challenging chess match or a stimulating game of Monopoly or Scrabble, among others. Cocktails and other refreshments are also served for guests’ added enjoyment.
Libraries Without Borders / Bibliothèques Sans Frontières (LWB) is an international humanitarian organization devoted to facilitating the growth of libraries and expanding access to knowledge in the developing world.
After I graduated as a media designer, I became an independent illustrator. Recently I have illustrated 3 comic strips, with music composed by Peter Greve. I love to make illustrations that are a bit cinematic, with extra focus on texture and subtle use of color.
To promote Literary Festivals around the world for the love of literature and the valuable cultural richness that they engender.We will fight to defend freedom of expression through literature and celebrate the power of the written word to help stamp out despotic behavior, racism, sexism, homophobia and the exploitation of children and our environment.
Literary Man Hotel in Obidos, Portugal—a medieval village that dates back more than 700 years—takes its book collection seriously. In fact, the entire hotel is a bookstore. At every turn, there's a wall stacked with titles.
Our teachers are at the heart of everything we do here at Macmillan Education. Join us to celebrate the role of teachers in teaching, guiding and inspiring learners everywhere.
Mallory International is a leading British export bookseller. We specialise in the supply of educational books and journals to: aid-funded projects; academic institutions, particularly in Africa; and schools and colleges throughout the world. With 26 years of experience, we pride ourselves on the quality of our services.
The Midwest Literary Walk annually brings quality literature to the community of Chelsea with readings from a variety of authors with ties to the Midwest.
The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) works to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families. Over our 28-year history, we have changed the lives of millions of families across the country by providing literacy strategies, programming, and resources. Engaging multiple generations of the same family in learning together has been a fundamental and distinguishing aspect of our work. We know this holistic approach creates a stronger impact and greater success for families.
New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) held for the past 45 years, is now a major calendar event in the publishing world. NDWBF 2018 will be held from 6 to 14 January 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The New York Review of Books began during the long news blackout of the New York publishing strike in 1963. A group of friends decided to create a new kind of magazine—one in which the most interesting and lively minds they could find would discuss current books and issues in depth, and with all the authority and knowledge they possessed. The result was what The New Yorker recently called "the best first issue of any magazine ever.
Welcome to The New York Times on Facebook - a hub for conversation about news and ideas.
An inclusive centre for creative and academic writing in Oxford
Since 1978 PEC has been teaching and providing resources for generations of Pasifika people in Aotearoa.
The Writer’s House is a new cultural institution of Pazin but also of Istria. The formation of the House has put the organisational foundation allowing future development of new models and modalities of literary life in Istria and Croatia. This is an essential step forward in the development of the “infrastructure” of the Croatian literary space, but what’s more, it represents the opening of this space to international cooperation and dialogue.
Creative writing courses from the world’s largest publisher. Providing support, advice and practical tools online.
PEN South Africa, founded in 1927, is one of more than 140 Centres of PEN International, which currently operate in over 100 countries. A worldwide, politically non-aligned organisation of writers, PEN International is dedicated to promoting freedom of expression and encouraging the growth and strengthening of literature. Its foundational text is the PEN Charter, which all Centres and members of PEN must uphold.
Welcome to the Poetry School! We run courses, workshops and one to ones to help poets of all levels to improve their skills and unlock their creativity.
Poetry Academy is the institute for following poetry courses, started in September 2017 and part of Stichting Poetry International. The Poetry Academy provides poetry courses, workshops, lectures and master classes. We work with regular poet-teachers as well as with various guest teachers, who can give a course as well as a part of a course or a writing workshop / masterclass. The organization of the Poetry Academy aims to reach as many people as possible who want to write poetry and / or like to read poetry and encourage people to continue writing and reading poetry. The Poetry Academy is for young and old, novice or advanced. The poetry lover is paramount: from fixed form to free form, from classical poetry to Ghost Word, from writing on paper to reciting self-written work.
The leading international news and reviews source for the bookselling and book publishing industry
I am a native English freelance editor and proof reader, working for a variety of local and international clients. I can proofread or edit anything from web copy, through advertising copy, to manuscripts. I work for individuals (literary, academic), businesses (commercial, technical) and public organizations (technical). The main body of my work comprises business reports, technical writing, web copy, and academic books and journals. Interested in many different things, I have worked in a wide variety of roles and sectors, all of which now informs my work with words. My first love is language. Give me something to read or a person to converse with and I will be in my element - language makes the world go 'round...
In 2014, thanks to a generous grant from author James Patterson, Children’s Book World launched Writers Rock! a nonprofit program that has the mission of bringing authors to low-income schools and bringing underserved children to Children’s Book World author events. Each of the children attending receives an autographed copy of one of the visiting author’s books. We want to put books into the hands of children and be able to provide them with author visits that can inspire and nurture a love of reading.
We partner with global communities to support literacy and gender equality in education.
Roundesque is a creative digital agency based in Amsterdam. We are composed of creative designers and experienced developers.
Bart Rouwhorst and Ron van Roon are graphic designers with a clear, illustrative and typographical visual language. Bart and Ron have been working together for more than 15 years on designs for book covers, posters, house styles, illustrations, websites, exhibitions and events for a variety of clients. Originality and quality are paramount to every design they make. Their work has been regularly awarded and various designs have been included in the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Het studiejaar van de vierjarige opleiding loopt van september tot en met juni en bestaat uit 32 lesweken. Met uitzondering van de schoolvakanties zijn er iedere week twee bijeenkomsten van elk drie uur. Er is les op maandag- en woensdagavond van 19 tot 22 uur, en op zaterdag van 10 tot 13 uur en van 14 tot 17 uur. Studenten in het basisjaar hebben op de twee doordeweekse avonden les, of de gehele zaterdag. Op het inschrijfformulier kun je je voorkeur aangegeven.
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is the only professional organization specifically for individuals who write and illustrate for children and young adults. Our mission is to support the creation and availability of quality children’s books in every region of the world. Through our awards, events, and publications, we give established writers and illustrators the tools and resources to manage their careers, as well as educate those just starting out. SCBWI is also proud to serve as a consolidated voice for our members within the publishing industry.
This Children's Activity and Learning Centre provides visiting children with a wide range of entertaining activities, giving them both creative and ecological education while playing. The Den is located on a rocky slope close to the sea. With its Manta ray-inspired, bamboo dome - perched in an elevated position - it seems to launch itself into the bay.
An academic and cultural debate centre in Amsterdam
Choose from more than 60,000 titles - from bestsellers to award-winning books, excitement, romance, non-fiction and children's books in Dutch and English. Discover a world of audiobooks!
We offer professional, meaningful shows, most of which have received 4 or 5-star reviews from various acclaimed theatre festivals. The open-air performances in the summer and A Christmas Carol in December are recurring productions and have continued to be very popular with audiences.
Since 1982 SLAA has been organising Literary events in the centre of Amsterdam.
Welcome to the Suffolk Poetry Society Website. We hope you'll enjoy your visit. Here you'll find a wealth of resources for the poetry lover. We offer a varied programme of events at different venues, mostly in the county of Suffolk; an annual poetry competition, a postal portfolio group, in which members share and critique their poems (we plan to introduce some e-poetry groups shortly) and a link to several poetry cafés in the region. Most of our events are open to everybody, but if you are a member you enjoy priority booking and reduced rates.
The mission of the ABAA is to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials,to support educational programs and research into the study of rare books, and to facilitate collegial relations between booksellers, librarians, scholars, and collectors.
In Amsterdam, ITA is host to (inter) national theater of top level. Contemporary theater, dance and performance, festivals and a special series of programs on current social and political developments, burning themes of our time, (theater) history and the city.
The Little English Library is a small not-for-profit English children's book project based in the Netherlands. The project is now in its 5th year and runs a number of initiatives to support young English speakers and English learners in the Netherlands but also Dutch primary schools and teachers. By now this project has helped set up around 40 English reading corners in Dutch primaries, runs two open-access libraries in Breda and one Little English Town Library in the Utrechtse Heuvelrug.
The Open Book Foundation a U.S. based non-profit organization designed with a purpose to help promote literacy education through book purchase and donations. Our organization purchases and donates new books to low-income elementary schools and community organizations that serve low-income communities throughout the U.S. This program is a cost-free program for the communities and schools we serve.
The Publishers Association (the PA) represents the interests of UK publishers across consumer, education and academic publishing. Our members publish academic journals, textbooks for higher, secondary and primary education, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and learning resources. UK publishing generates up to £7.8bn Gross Value Added (GVA) for the wider UK economy, with 57% turnover from export sales. The industry also supports up to 70,000 jobs.
The leading international forum for literary culture, the Times Literary Supplement is a weekly review of books and the arts, founded in 1902. It is now published both in print and as an app, currently available via iTunes and Amazon
Book importers for the Netherlands and Belguim.
Writer's Digest seeks to inspire and inform writers, and help them succeed in all their publishing endeavors.
Do you want to learn about the effect of storytelling in a work environment? And more importantly; how to implement it in your job to engage your clients and enhance your business? In over two hours I give you theory and hands-on tools that will give you more insight into the power of storytelling. I work in small groups so only 6 spots available. All you need is a pen/pencil and notebook. The workshop is in English but you can write in any language you want.
The South African House is a small knowledge and culture institution on the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam with a library, archive, and theater. In the intimate theater on the ground floor, cultural and literary events are organized weekly.