Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Kogan Page launches India arm

Kogan Page UK has launched in India, in partnership with local house Viva Book Group, and is planning to build an editorial team to "an Indian, Asian and international author base".

Helen Kogan, managing director of the business publisher, announced the creation of Kogan Page India at the World Book Fair, held in New Delhi earlier this month.She said the new firm would be "looking to consolidate the strong Kogan Page brand in India", and was planning "structured growth" over the next three years.

She added: "Kogan Page India is looking to . . . dedicate time, resource and energy in this world-leading market, uncover authorial talent in the sub-continent and forge business and publishing relationships with institutions in India and beyond . . . Our intention is to actively seek out more future international, Indian and Asian authors.

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