Literary agent Guillermo Schavelzon and other publishing professionals expressed optimism for the growing Latin American book market at the Guadalajara Book Fair.
A new translation funding program for literary works from Uruguay was announced by Uruguay’s Ministry of Education.
A group of booksellers and publishers have launched the Asociación de Librerías de México, aimed at uniting, protecting and promoting the sector.
With its new YA imprint Loqueleo launched in Guadalajara, Spanish publisher Santillana targets 100 million pupils in Spain and Latin America.
Manuel Gil challenges assertions that Spain’s book industry is diverse and competitive, calling them science fiction.
Mexican author Fernando del Paso wins the Cervantes Prize, considered the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish language.
Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico.
Tekstum is a new company offering big data analytics for the Spanish market that analyzes everything from social media impact to the emotions present in books.
Despite media reports to the contrary, Spain’s publishing industry is robust and diverse, and investing for the future, writes Antonio María Ávila.
Diana Aldana of Mexico’s Turner Libros says that with its large population and market, Mexico has become the new El Dorado of Spanish publishing.