The London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference and Nielsen’s BookInsights merge, while the Authors Guild and Media Coalition get together on freedom of speech.
Growing interest in German children’s books led to a translation competition to identify up-and-coming translators. Here we announce the top translators.
In the UK, the PA opens its ‘Textbook Challenge’ to the educational community, while in the States, PRH backs its people’s PEN memberships.
In the Philippines, ‘Wattpad Presents’ is a hit for Manila TV5. Toronto’s social reading and writing platform has a TV deal with Universal Cable Productions.
University Press Week is a celebration of the nonprofit, content-driven nature of university presses, which allows them to take more risks than for-profit publishers
With references to the US election, the National Book Award ceremony recognized writers of color, like Colson Whitehead, and joy as ‘an act of resistance.’
Bolstered by a twofold offering to both authors and publishers, German self-publishing platform Tredition will expand to the US and UK.
The Shanghai Children’s Book Fair opens this week with a global roster of speakers; Penguin Random House rolls out a plan to help employees pay off student loans.
The American Library Association holds its third Sharjah conference for library professionals in the Arab world, cautiously worried at the US election news while pressing a transformative agenda.
Further action against media in Turkey prompts international publishers’ criticism; and Amazon KDP names a new recipient of its Spanish-language award.