As the post-Frankfurt publishing conference season rolls on, here are notes on several publishing events in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
‘It’s dangerous when religion thinks it has the market cornered on morality,’ Dan Brown told his readers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
Working with six national programs, the Young Talent Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair introduces young professionals to the German and international industry.
A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its ‘problem of problems’ and vows to address the country’s shrinking readership.
Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market.
Said to be responsive to myriad publishing needs in one platform, the PageMajik software is touted as a super-intuitive content management system.
In the ARTS+ area of the Frankfurt Book Fair, artificial intelligence and virtual reality collided with arts and culture to explore new ways of doing business and providing engaging experiences.
As the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2018 Guest of Honor country, Georgia is already seeing more translations of its literature into other languages.