Sharjah 24: As part of its ongoing mission to boost the profile of Emirati authors regionally and internationally, the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) is showcasing the outstanding works of 37 publishers through its 'Manassah' platform at the ongoing Jeddah International Book Fair, which ends tomorrow December 17.
During the book fair, EPA is showcasing more than 330 new titles in various genres, including novels, science and education, as well as translated books and children's and young adult's literature. The association is also organising several book signing sessions to attract visitors keen on exploring the offerings of the Emirati publishing scene.
Commenting on the participation, Rashid Al Kous, Executive Director of EPA, said: "Our participation in the Jeddah International Book Fair is in line with our ongoing mission to bolster the status of Emirati publishers through the 'Manassah' platform, which provides an outlet for sales and distribution that contributes to strengthening the local book industry and cultural scene, through a distinguished title selection that reflects the creativity of Emirati publishers."
Through the 'Manassah' platform at the Jeddah International Book Fair, EPA is showcasing the works of Ashtar Publishing, Nour Publishing, Dar Maheroon, Innovative Growth, Writers House Publishing, Al Riyada Publishing & Printing, Souad Sleibi Publishing, Sadiqat Publishing and Distribution Books, Kiwi Stories, Makarem, Letters Publishing and Distribution, Loaloa Publishing & Distribution, Altafarud Design and Publishing Services, Awraq Publishing & Distribution, Dar Hamaleel Publishing, Al Thabi Publishing and Distribution, Alramsa for Publishing of Books & Other Publications Services Co, Bibliosmia Publishing & Distribution, Sayedat Al Hekayat, Dar Al Saif Publishing, Dar Almuheet Publishing House, The Dreamwork Collective, Ibn-Al-Arabi Foundation for Research and Publishing, Address book shop, Al Saada Publishing & Distribution, Bawabat Al Kitab Publishing & Distribution, Madaar Publishing & Distribution, Manshurat Ghaf Book Trading, Al Takhayul Media, Bait Al Kutub Trading LLC, Nour Publishing, Sail Publishing, Babylon Book Land, Wow Publishing and teaching aids, Rainbow Chimney Educational Aids, Dar Albayan Alarabi FZE, Manshorat Kareem Maatouq FZE.
Jeddah International Book Fair returns after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. It is held at Jeddah Superdome with the participation of more than 600 publishers. The event's programme includes a diverse range of panel discussions, seminars, poetry evenings, theatre shows, workshops, educational programs, and training activities for children.
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