Spain will use its 2021 appearance as the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries.
In Rome, a North American publisher joins its Italian founder in a new English-language bookshop. And in Rotterdam, Sweek launches another competition.
German mobile storytelling app oolipo has its funding curtailed by Bastei Lübbe, while marketing tool OptiQly’s assets are bought by Ingram Content.
Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market.
The ones to watch for this week at the Frankfurter Buchmesse: Here are eight of the Frankfurt Fellows, a group of up-and-coming talent in global publishing.
Editors and agents came together to celebrate France’s role as 2017 Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair–and to hear about contemporary French titles.
Making good on its plans for Latin American expansion, ebook distributor Bookwire buys Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais, DLD.
With sessions on cooking, celebrity chefs, and health, Frankfurt Book Fair’s cookbook-focused Gourmet Gallery has a busy schedule of events this year.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s ‘Book Film Game’ networking day includes pitch sessions of books for possible film adaptation or virtual-reality development.
‘The creative team had to learn to speak tech,’ but Germany’s oolipo now is close to releasing its tools for user-generated content development.