A social network for book lovers has launched in Argentina, and it’s said to be gaining users across the Spanish-speaking world.
As his literary agency continues to expand, particularly in Latin America, literary agent Andrew Wylie touts thinking globally and prioritizing quality over money.
Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain.
With Brazil still immersed in an economic crisis, Brazilian publishers attend the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico to make deeper connections across Latin America.
Literary agency Casanovas & Lynch specializes in works by younger, critically acclaimed writers writing in Spanish, from across Latin America and Spain.
Latin America is guest region of honor at this year’s Guadalajara Book Fair. Along with 650 writers from 44 countries, the fair will host a rights exchange program.
A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …
As Hay Festival Segovia opens, Publishing Perspectives hears from Hay founder and director Peter Florence about the festival’s global appeal, and literature as “the most dissenting art form.”
France’s 2008 Nobel Prize winner Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio spoke at Hay Festival Querétaro about literature and ‘the resurgence of nationalism.’
Rising global interest in Latin American writers is boosting translation, says Mexican author Álvaro Enrigue, especially from young editors in the US and UK