The embattled Hong Kong International Literary Festival had a resurgence this year, underscoring cross-cultural connections between Asia and the West.
Three literary festivals took place this November in New York City: Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New Literature from Europe Festival and the Festival Albertine.
Several poets, such as Tyler Knott Gregson, have transitioned from Tumblr to bestseller lists, selling hundreds of thousand of books in the process.
The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots.
When a California State University-Fullerton professor was “reprimanded” for his refusal to use a $180 textbook, a debate ensued over textbook adoption.
The first commandment of selling book rights to French publishers: know their list! Nine others follow, courtesy of Anne Michel of Albin Michel.
Amazon is holding a poetry contest that offers $5,000 in prize money along with a contract with Little A, Amazon Publishing’s literary imprint.
While the world is becoming more interested in Korean fiction, Koreans — ever more connected to the world — are turning away from homegrown authors.
Writer’s Edit, a Sydney-based literary magazine, has branched into books and is winning industry accolades and launching new careers.
A panel of YA publishing pros discuss the latest trends — including a focus on realism — and the need to sustain direct relationships with readers.