2014 has been a good year for French publishers with strong foreign rights sales of several titles, including Nobel Prize-winner Patrick Modiano’s novel.
Author Archives: Olivia Snaije
Olivia Snaije is a journalist and editor based in Paris. She works in English, French and Italian and is books editor for Harper’s Bazaar Art. She is currently working on two book projects.
The 26 rights deals for Milena Busquets’ short debut novel have raised eyebrows — but looking at the author’s passion and personal history, it makes sense
Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities.
French digital entrepreneurs have launched Storyplayr, a children’s e-book library for 3-8-year-olds.
Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
At Labo de l’edition, a co-working, networking and training center in Paris, professionals working in ebooks and digital media collaborate on new projects.
Founded by two publishing veterans, Librinova provides ebook creation and distribution services for self-published authors in France.
Maximilien Le Roy, a French cartoonist invited to the Palestine Cartoon Festival, was banned from Israel for his work on Palestine.
A panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair compared international literature and translation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
In a region that is not lacking in dark humor, the first Palestine Comics festival kicks off today in East Jerusalem and in the West Bank.