*+-German self-published author Annie Stone advises writers to focus on fan engagement and being a nice, approachable person, than straight forward marketing.
*+-Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai has won the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize for his ‘achievement in fiction on the world stage.’
*+-Leanpub’s Peter Armstrong discusses the benefits of Lean Publishing, or publishing your book as it is written to acquire feedback from your audience.
*+-April 23, Dia de Sant Jordi, the Catalan festival dedicated to books and roses, accounts for 5–8% of annual book sales in Catalonia.
*+-After failing with traditional publishing, thriller writer Mark Dawson has struck gold with Amazon KDP, selling more than 300,000 copies of his novels.
*+-The latest issue of the UK literary journal Litro Magazine, released at the London Book Fair, highlights the diversity and character of new Mexican writing.
*+-Black, Asian and other minority writers have a better chance at publication if their fiction features cultural or community stereotypes, says a new report.
*+-A panel at the London Book Fair discussed the path a collection of Mexican author Juan Villoro’s essays took to be translated from Spanish to English.
*+-Mexico’s Valeria Luiselli, the London Book Fair’s Author of the Day, aversion to embodying any singular cultural or literary tradition.
*+-Publishing Perspectives is looking for great stories on the Spanish-language and Arabic book publishing markets. Have you got one to tell? Let us know.