IBNA- Veteran Iranian fiction writer and playwright Naser Irani died in his home in Tehran on Wednesday after a long term battle with illness. He was 81.
IBNA- Director of children and young adults unit of Mobtakeran Publishing (Michka Books) in Tehran announced that they introduced 9 books at the 2018 Frankfurt book Fair.
IBNA- Director of the Grant Plan in the Ministry of Culture who attended the 70th Frankfurt Book Fair said that a German publisher has expressed interest in reproducing ancient Persian manuscripts.
IBNA- Director of the Iranian Pol Literary Agency said at the 70th Frankfurt Book Fair that agreements have been made with a number of American publishers for exchanging book copyright.
IBNA- Frankfurt Book Fair hosted the meetings between Iranian representatives and six European and Asian private publishers leading to cooperation on translation and publication of Iranian books within the framework of the Grant plan.
IBNA- Iran’s Ambassador to Germany said that Juergen Boos, the President and CEO of Frankfurt Book Fair with visit Iran during the next two or three months.
IBNA- The 2nd Iran’s Printing and Packaging Industry Exhibition (IPAP) scheduled for October 11-14 in Tehran’s Sun City Complex, will feature eight special workshops.
IBNA- Two first books from the series ‘Mariella Mystery’, written for children by the British author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst have been translated into Persian and released.
IBNA- Companies from Europe and Asia will participate at the 2nd Iran’s Printing and Packaging Industry Exhibition (IPAP) scheduled for October 11-14 in Tehran’s Sun City Complex.
IBNA- Director of Iranian Paidayesh Publishing announced his participation in Frankfurt Book Fair stressing that attending such events has remarkably boosted the standards of his books in terms of choosing subjects, illustration and layout.
IBNA- Executive secretary of the Grant Plan Department in Iran’s Culture Ministry announced that the unit of financial supports given by the department will shift from US dollar to euro as an incentive for foreign publishers.
IBNA- A newly translated short stories collection by the known Italian journalist and writer in Iran, Italo Calvino titled ‘The Crow Comes Last’ (1949) has been released.
IBNA- The children book ‘Maggot Moon' written by Sally Gardner was translated into Persian by Nastaran Zahiri and released.
IBNA- A Polish translator of Iranian literature believes that the stories of Goli Taraghi with their combination of poetry and satire definitely appeal to international audience.
IBNA- Director of Iranian Kia Literary Agency, Laila Ha’eri said that during the last two decades Iran has attended Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) more professionally
IBNA- Alan Rusbridger’s ‘The Zoo’ series featuring three satirical stories for children has been translated into Persian by Farmehr Monjezi and released by Michka Publishing in Tehran.
IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Mohsen Javadi said that Iran will still participate at international cultural events particularly book fairs, with more efficiency and providence.
IBNA- Associate Professor of Persian language and literature at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh sees the massive wizards of Iranian people to Tehran International Book Fair exciting and admirable.