As the world’s largest book industry trade show prepares to undergo some construction updates in coming years, this year’s longtime Frankfurt sponsor announces key programming events for the upcoming book fair.
Touting 7-percent growth in the first half of the year, Eksmo’s new general director, Evgeny Kapyev, is bringing a bigger stand to Frankfurter Buchmesse and a new list of Russian nonfiction and children’s books for sale in October.
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.
The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year’s fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased.
The US-based Chronicle Books has introduced a new partnership with Trustbridge Global Media to translate, publish and distribute up to 20 children’s titles into Chinese in the first year.
Disagreeing with assessments of a slowdown in the Chinese book market, the Beijing International Book Fair director says she’s seeing ‘real energy in the sector.
Tours of relevant industry sites, lectures, seminars, networking, and training are featured in a series of professional program offerings this week at Beijing International Book Fair.
Centered around its two-day Digital Publishing Forum conference event, the newly focused Digital Zone at Beijing International Book Fair includes presentations from Amazon Web Services, Springer Nature, Microsoft, and Wiley.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new Frankfurt Pavilion by day and in city venues by night, an expanded BookFest program focuses on bringing more authors to the fair and to the public this October.
After testing the preferences of 2018 attendees in surveys, BookExpo and the New York Rights Fair have announced that while the two events will continue to be independently produced, they’ll both be together at the Javits Center in 2019.