*+-Jessica’s Schiefauer’s Swedish YA novel Pojkarna (The Boys) is attracting strong foreign rights interest for its daring story about gender transformation.
*+-Movellas, a community for teenagers to read, write and share stories launched in 2010, has attracted 200,000 budding literati in the US, UK and Denmark.
*+-Publishing Perspectives will be covering the Bologna Book Fair and we’re looking for the most exciting, innovative, and interesting stories there. Let’s talk.
*+-Author Beth Kephart discusses the impact bloggers have had on her career, propelling her most recent novel into a third printing and foreign rights sales.
*+-Are you a children’s book publisher, agent, illustrator, reader? Tell us what you’re up to.
*+-Brazilian authors Márcia Leite and Leonardo Chianca have written over 30 childrens’ books each, and are now launching a publishing company, Pulo do Gato
*+-Rick Richter of Ruckus Media Group discusses their new partnership with print giant Scholastic.
*+-Olivia Snaije looks at what makes French children’s publishing unique, particularly the illustration and attention to detail.
*+-Beth Kephart writes about how Ruta Sepetys’ novel Between Shades of Gray became an international bestseller.
*+-By Roger Tagholm Using new technology to spark interest in some of the oldest of books -– in part that’s the philosophy of one of the new companies that presented at the Publishers Launch Children’s Book Conference on October 10 in Frankfurt. Based in London’s Soho, intellectual property development company 1454 is currently working with Amazon to develop an innovative …