The book’s appeal to a larger global audience is evident in the 12 different translations released since its publication, in Afrikaans, in 1984. For the first time, Kringe in ’n Bos will now also be available in Arabic.
Minder as niks, the latest offering of Irma Venter, one of South Africa’s most popular suspense writers, will appear in Albanian translation following Ombra GVG’s acquisition of the translation rights.
The Swedish production company Polar Peak Productions has optioned Six Years With Al Qaeda: The Stephen McGown Story in a deal brokered by Catrina Wessels on behalf of Maverick 451, the book publishing division of Daily Maverick.
It is a pleasure to share the cover of the Albanian edition of Dark Traces by Martin Steyn, which has just been published by Ombra GVG, a leading publishing house based in Tirana, Albania.
Dit was ’n voorreg om ’n artikel oor (Afrikaanse) boeke in vertaling te kon bydra tot Taalgenoot se Somer 2022-uitgawe. Wat moet alles in plek val voordat ’n vertaling verskyn? Wie is die rolspelers en wat behels die proses?
Mahrousa Centre for Publishing, the Cairo-based publisher of the Arabic translation of Dalene Matthee’s novel Fiela se kind, will be publishing their edition with the following cover… Read more “Cover reveal: Arabic edition of ‘Fiela se kind’ by Dalene Matthee”
Actes Sud has acquired French translation rights to Die kleinste ramp denkbaar by Francois Smith, originally published by Tafelberg, an imprint of NB Publishers, in 2020 in South Africa, where it was hailed a literary highlight of the year and a significant moment in the development of Afrikaans literature.
Ombra GVG, one of the foremost publishing houses in Albania, has acquired Albanian translation rights to Dark Traces / Donker spoor, the debut novel of top local crime writer Martin Steyn.
The acquiring publisher and executive director, Othuke Ominiabohs, calls this immersing book “deserving of every accolade it receives.”
’n Besoek aan die Bologna-kinderboekbeurs, met sale vol mense en boeke en Covid ver in die toekoms, het my laat dink oor hoe vindingryk uitgewers (moet?) raak… Read more “Interaktiewe kinderboeke”