The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.
Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers.
Intended to further innovative product licensing and merchandising projects, the partnership between Frankfurt Book Fair and LIMA has an official opening in April.
Known for her translations of Benjamin Constant and Alfred de Musset, Eveline Passet has won the largest award for translations into German worth 50,000 Swiss francs.
Neuland 2.0, a ‘Startup Village for Digital Natives,’ will return to the Leipzig Book Fair to showcase innovative new ideas for the book and media industry.
With only a few more shopping days until Christmas, German booksellers are happy with holiday book sales so far – and there might be greater things to come.
This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing.
In 2016, 38% of Germans plan to spend €39 giving books as gifts this holiday season, according to GfK, with the potential to exceed last year’s sales.
In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products.
Bolstered by a twofold offering to both authors and publishers, German self-publishing platform Tredition will expand to the US and UK.