The creator of television’s ‘CSI’ franchise and his wife create a new series of teen-told tales as graphic novels, Simon & Schuster distributing. And Sweden’s still young Thunderful Publishing has a new acquisition in Rising Star Games.
The long-running biennial Festival America, originating in France, announces its first London installation, a four-day event with political and international social issues at the forefront.
For an impressive sixth time, the annotation technologies company Hypothes.is has received a grant from the Mellon Foundation. And the US Senate has approved the Marrakesh Treaty, Its next stop: the House of Representatives.
The new digital archive from the Times Literary Supplement uses the UK’s Exact Editions content management platform. The new archive is to carry content from 2012 forward.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC.
‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas and ‘All American Boys’ by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters.
When the five startups chosen for this year’s CONTENTshift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they’ll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support.
In a 50-50 cooperative venture called Curious Universe UK, Melbourne’s Hinkler Books and the new Somerset-based startup Bookoli will work the UK, Iriish, and co-edition markets.
In a new direct-to-consumer curated outreach effort, Simon & Schuster will promote content across all its imprints. And Privateer’s games are the basis for new GraphicAudio audiobooks.
The week of Frankfurter Buchmesse will be kicked off by the fair’s second 5K fun run, and submissions have opened for this year’s A Book Is a Film Is a Game program’s awards.