The three winners of the Forward Prizes for Poetry have been announced. Now in their 26th year, the prizes aim to raise the visibility of poetry and poets.
Hailed for grasp of ‘the beauty and complexities of rural America,’ Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation’s top honor.
Publishing pros from 16 countries spend a week networking in Germany prior to Frankfurter Buchmesse, and one holds the Fred Kobrak memorial grant.
Three gold certifications and one platinum go to big-selling UK novelist Victoria Hislop in the Specsavers Bestseller Awards, in partnership with Nielsen Book.
Barcelona’s Pontas Agency is coming into Frankfurter Buchmesse’s packed LitAg in October with a strong list of contenders, heavy on debuts.
‘To advance the science behind measuring text complexity,’ Lexile Framework has been enhanced, according to its parent company, MetaMetrics.
The 5K run for agents and publishers will start the week with a good look at the Main River and fun with colleagues before the Frankfurt Book Fair begins.
On this year’s longlist, the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has chosen five books published by independent publishing houses of Canada.
In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts.
The world’s controversies and struggles, say Frankfurt Book Fair organizers, are opportunities for the books industry to show the world the value of literature.