Bogotá-based independent Laguna Libros holds a monthly bicycle ride in the company of an author whose book portrays Colombia’s capital city.
Colombia is still “a young country” in literacy. The Bogotá Book Fair is helping to change that, says the publishing association chief.
Attracting more than four times the anticipated participants, Bogotá Book Fair’s first rights center draws buyers and sellers from Portugal, Spain, Japan, Canada, Australia, Chile and Argentina.
La Cifra’s independence as a publisher is both fierce and ‘generous.’ And, like other small Mexican presses, it has had to fight for shelf space.
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.