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.
Literary agent Carmen Balcells was a ground-breaking entrepreneur and much admired. Now the question is, after her death, where will her authors turn?
Mexico’s publishing industry has great potential, but the lack of organized government is a persistent problem, argues Déborah Holtz of Trilce Ediciones.
Alejandro Piscitelli argues that machine driven book analytics is a practical tool to help society deal with the exponential increase in book publications.
A new program in Peru proposes to translate works by such noted authors as Nobel laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel Garcia Marquez into Quechua.
Eduardo Rabasa of Mexico’s Editorial Sexto Piso argues an audience for quality publishing in Mexico exists and cites his own press and others as evidence.
Spanish author Enrique Vila-Matas has been awarded the 2015 Romance Languages Prize by the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL) worth $150,000.