Writing for Africa in Words, Emma Shercliff offers a fascinating look at genre publishing in Africa based on the discussions the recent Africa Writes conference.
News, announcements and interesting information about international book publishing, authors, digital developments, and more.
Journalist Anu Partanen offers a preview of Finnish literature today, ahead of Finland’s Guest of Honor program at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair.
For lovers of literature, Paris is the place to be for the next two weeks, as Festival America and Festival des Ecrivains du Monde highlight Francophone writers from Quebec and Indian authors.
Which authors should you look for from Otava, Finland’s largest book publisher? Director Minna Castren lists upcoming books, authors and trends ahead of Frankfurt.
Claudia Wittman, literary agent and founder of the Wittman Agency in Germany, talks about how her rights business manages the massive changes in the book publishing industry.
Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation.
Three Brits, two Americans, one Aussie make the cut for this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist, the first year non-Commonwealth authors have been eligible.
Leena Majander-Reenpää is the publisher of WSOY, one of the leading Finnish publishers dating back to the 19th century. Find out about the latest authors, bestsellers and digital publishing projects from WSOY.
Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars a novel about a doomsday Cassandra and a guide to overcoming concussions without drugs.
Samsung will be Innovation Partner at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair and help showcase technology solutions and unique content experiences for the book publishing industry.