Conversations have begun ahead of October’s The Arts+ at Frankfurt Book Fair, an examination of convergence in digital technology and the cultural context.
From a city-wide book exchange in Latvia to a ‘New Writers Festival’ in Greece, Aldus surveys European book fairs’ approaches to promoting reading.
London-based Unicorn announces a US photographic monograph. And the IPR License rights platform adds Switzerland’s Peter Lang and the UK’s ICE Publishing.
He’s just won a major award for a book that doesn’t name him on its cover. Translator Daniel Hahn has endowed a prize for new translators and their editors.
US platform Draft2Digital partners with Findaway Voices. Budapest heads for Silicon Valley as PublishDrive starts its Google Launchpad program.
In its eighth year in Mexico, the Hay Festival returns to Querétaro with commentators and writers, musicians and scientists. Tickets now are on sale.
Less than two years after launch, an online rights-trading platform for the Spanish-language markets is shuttering. And a veteran observer has questions.
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.
‘The IPA and its Freedom to Publish Committee denounces’ Verona’s mayor’s plan to pull books promoting same-sex family contexts from libraries and schools.
Now open for submissions, a short-story competition themed on Delhi is accepting English and Hindi works, in part to boost short-form work in India.