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Sunday, May 1 • 17:15 - 18:00
The imapct of western publishing models in Asian countries LIMITED

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Modern book publishing models, termed ‘global’ are decidedly Western in their orientation. Global publishing business determines this alignment. When adopted in Asian countries, these models, which are primarily monolingual and corporate, are not in sync with the deep-rooted diversity that is characteristic of Asian countries. Taking subcontinental India as a case in point, this segment will discuss the impact of Western models in Asian countries, as well as the unique opportunities that these countries have in the production and distribution of their books.

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Vinutha Mallya

Managing Partner, Kaavi Literary Agency
Vinutha Mallya is an editor, publishing-industy journalist and consultant based in Bangalore, India. She has recently co-founded the Kaavi Literary Agency to represent writers in Indian languages. An advisor to the Publishing Next conference annually held in Goa, she is also contributing editor to Publishing Perspectives. Mallya was a fellow of the Frankfurt Book Fair fellowship program in  2010. She has a Master's in Journalism from... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 17:15 - 18:00

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