As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year. By Roger Tagholm | @RogerTagholm The LitAg and the Publishers Rights Corner continue to be successful spaces where literary agents and rights directors increasingly hold their meetings on Tuesdays. Kate Hibbert, rights manager of the UK’s Little, Brown Book Group, …
With an eye to 2023, when Italy will be Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, a new, expanded exhibition space is being inaugurated. And the book fair will be surveying publishers on issues around artificial intelligence.
Together with Bookwire, CB, and the International Publishing Distribution Association, Rüdiger Wischenbart has created a new ‘European Ebook Barometer’ to track digital activity in four key markets.
Italian book publishing icon Stefano Mauri speaks at the Readmagine conference about how the digital dynamic has affected Italy’s book marketplace.
With plans for multiplatform development to follow, the allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television.
In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna’s new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association’s Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair.
Booksellers Without Borders announces twelve booksellers from the United States will be going to book fairs in Germany, Italy, and Mexico this year to grow their international publishing networks.
The second year of Milan’s book fair, Tempo di Libri, saw growing attendance, according to organizers. We talk to literary agent Marleen Seegers, who was at the Milan International Rights Center.
In the run-up to this spring’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, a total 30 children’s publishing companies are nominated for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year, an awards program turning six years old this year.
‘The development of a vibrant international industry network,’ the Frankfurter Buchmesse Fellowship Program, will see fellows from France, Colombia, USA, UK, the Netherlands, Japan, and Italy visit Milan’s Tempo di Libri in March.