Publishing news media in France now are reporting on how ‘houses known for publishing literary fiction have been hiring editors to develop popular fiction imprints.’
In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children’s literature, tried to learn ‘what is the digital model in the publishing industry?’
‘To get as much exposure as possible across borders and cultures,’ say experts, discoverability of titles written in India’s many languages requires a database, sorely needed.
In a tightening market for fiction and especially for debut authors looking for that big break, editors can be choosier—and many are more dependent than ever on literary agents to find their next debuts.
PEN International president Jennifer Clement’s fourth novel, ‘Gun Love,’ is focused on the United States’ firearm culture and is set in Florida. At London Book Fair, she focused on that and on challenges in women’s equality.
During a full-day event in Frankfurt dedicated to film adaptations of books, a group of directors, writers and producers discussed the adaptation process.
With a bright, new stand design and a newly launched Ukrainian Book Institute, the country’s publishers and literature made a big splash in Frankfurt.
Africa has a larger presence in Frankfurt than ever this year, with a strong contingent of francophone publishers as part of the France Guest of Honor program.
With France as Guest of Honor at the Fair, the shortlist of the Prix Goncourt is announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair for the first time.
Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair.