Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press), formerly known as Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation (BQFP), launched its publishing program in 2010 as a world-class publishing house founded on international best practices, excellence and innovation. HBKU Press strives to be a cornerstone of Qatar's knowledge-based economy by providing a unique local and international platform for literature, literacy, scholarship, discovery and learning.

Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, HBKU Press publishes fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and for children in addition to educational books for schools, academic books for universities and researchers, and information and reference titles. Aiming to promote the love of reading and writing, HBKU Press is helping to establish a vibrant literary culture in Qatar and the Middle East and to cultivate new talent in the region.

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