Fayard CEO Sophie de Closets says the problem is less about women reaching executive roles than about finding ‘men who want to work in publishing.’
On the first day of Frankfurt Book Fair, Carolyn Reidy of Simon & Schuster and Guillaume Dervieux of Albin Michel will discuss the evolving book market.
On the European Commission’s geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution.
Wattpad scores its largest deal with a European publisher, and in France, where Wattpad grew its audience by 61 percent last year.
Frankfurt Book Fair–October 11-15 this year–welcomes an immense and eloquent Guest of Honor program from France with Institut français Deutschland.
Frankfurt Book Fair’s ‘The Markets’ conference explores an industry that keynote speaker Andrew Wylie says stands ‘at odds with the nationalist agenda.’
Actes Sud publisher Françoise Nyssen is named to head up Emmanuel Macron’s cultural ministry in Paris. She has never held an elected office.
The two-store history of Paris’ bookshop Shakespeare and Company is recounted in a book the shop itself published last autumn.
Three biennial awards programs are open for applications with a common deadline of May 15. Programs include translation and rights acquisition grants.
Creating a unified interface, Odilo partners with Plan Ceibal’s educational outreach. And translators are the stars of the French-American competition.