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PublishNews Brazil: New Boutique Publisher Foz, Granta’s 20 Best

This week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and Publish News, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

Ex-Objectiva Editor Founds Foz, a Boutique Publisher with Big Ambitions
Foz, a new publishing house created by Isa Pessoa, the former editorial director of Objectiva, is beginning with a small list of print titles by elite authors, coupled with apps for the education market.

Granta Announces Selection of 20 Best Young Brazilian Writers
Granta announced it’s The Best of Young Brazilian Novelists issue. All of the 20 writers are under 40 years old, and the magazine calls them most promising names of the generation born since 1972.

Frankfurt’s São Paulo Contec Conference Puts Literacy, Technology in Focus
Contec Brazil, a new international conference hosted by the Frankfurt Book Fair, takes place in São Paulo this August 7 & 8, focusing on literacy, technology and education initiatives.

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