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The University of Texas Press has revived its translations of classic Latin American literature, bringing most of them into digital form for the first time.
An updated version of our Authors Guide to the Frankfurt Book Fair is available in Spanish, thanks to Dosdoce, The Spanish Digital Link, and Actualidad Editorial. Download it here.
American author R.J. Huenke discusses his efforts to publish his new novel Cyberwar through Spanish self-publishing crowd-sourcing service Pentian.
Spanish author Javier Marias argues that while there are plenty of reasons not to write novels, there’s one that is very important — a shot at immortality.
Anna Soler-Pont reports that as publishers have endured the recession, literary translations take backseat, while piracy still hampers ebook adoption in Spain.
Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets.
With Pentian’s model for crowdsourcing books, it turns the backer into a self-interested investor. But like with any investment, one must be willing to gamble.
Spain’s Pentian crowdfunding platform for books offers a new business model: paying 50% of profits from book sales to backers of the book and 40% to the author.