With its new YA imprint Loqueleo launched in Guadalajara, Spanish publisher Santillana targets 100 million pupils in Spain and Latin America.
Latin America is a priority for Penguin Random House, says CEO Markus Dohle. Mexico is driving growth in the region, and print and digital books continue to co-exist.
Speaking at the Guadalajara Book Fair, Jonathan Franzen was self-deprecating about his global literary fame.
Mexican author Fernando del Paso wins the Cervantes Prize, considered the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish language.
Spanish author Enrique Vila-Matas has been awarded the 2015 Romance Languages Prize by the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL) worth $150,000.
Author Antonio Malpica Maury has become the first Mexican to win the SM Iberoamerican Children’s and YA Literature Award, which carries a $30,000 purse.
28 UK authors will be setting up shop at the the Guadalajara Book Fair, this November 28-December 6, as part of Britain’s ‘guest nation’ literary program.
Colombia’s El Libro Total, a free multimedia online library of more than 45,000 titles, is now expanding into mobile and print editions.
South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.
Mexico’s arts and culture council (Conaculta) launched librosmexico.mx, a book sales platform designed to solve production and distribution challenges.