Foreign rights buyers are turning their attention to the language of Borges and Bolaño — At last! say agents and publishers.
La Lectora Futura is a web-based project designed to bring together book lovers and pros around literature from Spain, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina.
An alliance of Spanish-language publishers has launched Bibliomanager, a print-on-demand platform to deliver books locally, cutting production and distribution costs.
A group of booksellers and publishers have launched the Asociación de Librerías de México, aimed at uniting, protecting and promoting the sector.
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.