In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products.
Bolstered by a twofold offering to both authors and publishers, German self-publishing platform Tredition will expand to the US and UK.
In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020.
Poland’s seven-year-old ebook subscription service Legimi is looking to new territories, starting with Germany and a reported catalog of 100,000 German titles.
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translators Competition offers cash prizes, while Peggy Frew wins a large purse in Australia.
Mobile phones have unused storytelling potential, says oolipo founder Ryan David Mullins, and he wants readers and content creators to further explore this.
ContentShift, an accelerator for publishing startups, named Papego the startup of the year for its potential to become an international industry standard.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang stage, speakers came together on a potentially divisive question of modern European identity in literature.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s press officers report a slight increase in trade-visitor attendance this year; Carolin Emcke speaks at peace prize event.
With David Hockney, H.M. King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, and others, the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair opened to showcase the global publishing scene. By Hannah Johnson This year, the Frankfurt Book Fair will feature people and discussions that show just how political and interconnected the global publishing industry is. The opening ceremony featured UK artist David Hockney spoke at the …