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.
This year’s group of Zev Birger Fellows for the Jerusalem International Book Fair will see the event coincide for the first time with Hebrew Book Week.
From Hungarian Literature Online: Foreign rights director Ágnes Orzóy on her first experience in representing Magvető Publishing at London’s big trade show.
‘Every turn is a potential discovery of a new voice, an unexpected sensibility,’ says poet Arundhathi Subramaniam about London Book Fair in March.
‘In a sense, a book fair is a catalyst that propels rights deals towards completion,’ reads the introduction to the IPA’s new 2017 Global Book Fair Report.
With publicity agents churning out releases and publishers’ stands hectic with meetings, London Book Fair has opened its crowded three-day schedule.
With an application deadline of April 30, Frankfurt’s Fellows will bring together an international cohort of publishers, editors, and rights specialists.