Several institutions are working in Jakarta to cultivate interest in foreign rights sales: the Lontar Foundation, National Book Committee, and Indonesia Rights Fair.
From a city-wide book exchange in Latvia to a ‘New Writers Festival’ in Greece, Aldus surveys European book fairs’ approaches to promoting reading.
BookCon reaches its 20,000 person goal on Saturday and Sunday; BookExpo cites 7,425 attendees, “primarily booksellers, librarians, retailers, and media.”
Amid cheers for YouTube stars and TV producers, BookCon 2017 pulls a big crowd and gets free books into eager hands, the follow to ReedPOP’s BookExpo.
As BookExpo’s conference programming looks at the new centricity of consumer data, ReedPOP hits ‘reset’ on mission priorities and approach.
With a focus this year on business models and monetization issues in the creative industries, THE ARTS+ is looking for cultural participants and their concepts.
From The Korea Times: Held every five years, Seoul’s forum brings together Korean and international authors with readers for discussions of current events.
With more adult-content authors on the lineup and three years of experience in New York and Chicago, ReedPOP’s BookCon is gearing up for book fandom.
From the Tehran Times and Financial Tribune: Of more than 1,600 publishers at the 30th Tehran International Book Fair, 380 are said to be from outside Iran.
Regulatory issues, the state of reading, and distribution questions are to figure into discussions held during Nigeria’s fair next week in Lagos.