Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
At the Frankfurter Buchmesse, a “Focus: Film” networking sequence will include a pitching session for books with potential for screen development.
The UK’s International Literature Showcase presents its second curated listing of British authors, in a program devised to promote export and rights sales of UK writing.
An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O’Connor’s ‘Shadowplay’ from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London.
The latest stage in Wattpad’s rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK.
Rosemary Stimola’s summer is about ‘reuniting the worldwide team’ that sold 100 million copies of the Hunger Games trilogy.
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
A RightsTech event in New York on July 17 will explore how cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, blockchain, might benefit the book industry.
A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
Featuring a parallel children’s division for a second year, the Beijing International Book Fair again expects some 2,500 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors.