‘”Galaktika” has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,’ according to the Authors Guild’s statement.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado’s agency’s rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets.
From Asymptote: ‘You are the consequence or the aggregate of your agreements,’ says Michael Hofmann in an exchange about life as a translator.
From Haaretz: There may be signals that more Arabic-language material is being translated into Hebrew, although the situation is complex.
Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children’s literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists.
From Nigeria’s ‘This Day’: With government, foundation, and European Union backing, a five-state literacy effort is launched at Kaduna Book & Arts Festival.
From The Global Times: Authors of a new ranking of ‘online writing’ in China say that the most successful of these authors can make millions.
Releasing in some 50 languages in early October, Dan Brown’s ‘Origin’ is set ‘on a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols.’
The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the James Grippando, the author of Gone Again …
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.