Monique Schwitter has won the 2015 Swiss Book Prize for her book, One in the Other. She will receive 30,000 Swiss francs in prize winnings.
Translator Burton Pike will receive the 2016 Friedrich Ulfers Prize, awarded to those who have championed German-language literature in the United States.
Global brands may appear to dominate ebook subscriptions, but nimble, local publishing startups across Europe are winning authors’ hearts and minds.
In 2016, German publisher Bastei Lübbe will launch Oolipo, a streaming platform that aims to attract millennials with serialized digital content.
Oetinger, one of Germany’s largest children’s books publishers, has launched a new company, Storydocks, dedicated to interactive and digital storytelling.
An author and illustrator worked with PubCoder and Munich’s ArsEdition to quickly publish an interactive picture dictionary to help with Syrian refugees.
Tolino, an alliance of German booksellers and counterpart to Amazon, welcomes two new booksellers, Mayersche and Osiander, and strengthens its position.
Market research companies Nielsen and GfK announced a partnership on Monday with the aim of providing insights about global book publishing.
Execs from Cornelsen Schulverlage, Scholastic India, Capstone’s myON, and Microsoft Education share thoughts about various edtech business models.
The fifth annual Virenschleuderpreis, organized by Leander Wattig and the Frankfurt Book Fair, honored five viral marketing campaigns in German media.