Wednesday Schedule at Jerusalem International Book Forum: May 18

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Set at the historic 1933 Jerusalem International YMCA, the Jerusalem International Book Forum is back in a fully in-person edition.

A discussion onstage in the 2022 Jerusalem International Book Fair in the domed theater of the 1933 Jerusalem International YMCA. Image: Publishing Perspectives, Porter Anderson

By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson

Cultural Assumptions and International Rights
Here’s a look at what’s planned for the third and final day of the Jerusalem International Book Forum.

9:30 a.m. Israel Daylight Time (GMT + 3)
Reframing Cultural Assumptions: Women, Identity, Diversity, and the Road Ahead for Publishing

  • Moderator Porter Anderson (Publishing Perspectives)
  • Mitzi Angel (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
  • Natalie Jerome (Curtis Brown)
  • Vera Michalski-Hoffman (Libella)
  • Véronique Cardi (Éditions Jean-Claude Lattès

11:15 a.m. Israel Daylight Time (GMT + 3)
Workshop With the 2022 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship Participants

  • Sponsored by the Susanna Zevi Agenzia Letteraria

3 p.m. Israel Daylight Time (GMT + 3)
Foreign Rights: Working as an Agent or Scout in a Foreign Country

  • Moderator Daniela Schlingmann (Daniela Schlingmann Literary Scouting)
  • Stephanie Barrouillet (SB Rights Agency)
  • Amy Spangler (AnatoliaLit)
  • Stephanie Cabot (Susanna Lea Associates)
  • Li Kangqin (New River Literary)

Participation in all Forum events requires pre-registration.


More from Publishing Perspectives on the Jerusalem International Book Forum is here, more from us on international publishing conferences and events is here, and more on the Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship is here.

More on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on international book publishing is here

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Porter Anderson

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Porter Anderson is a non-resident fellow of Trends Research & Advisory, and he has been named International Trade Press Journalist of the Year in London Book Fair's International Excellence Awards. He is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. He formerly was Associate Editor for The FutureBook at London's The Bookseller. Anderson was for more than a decade a senior producer and anchor with CNN.com, CNN International, and CNN USA. As an arts critic (National Critics Institute), he was with The Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and the Tampa Tribune, now the Tampa Bay Times. He co-founded The Hot Sheet, a newsletter for authors, which now is owned and operated by Jane Friedman.

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