In last year’s International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize.
An even busier Bologna Children’s Book Fair than in the past will feature a new parallel general-publishing conference, ‘BolognaBookPlus.’
Reed Exhibitions’ Andy Ventris follows Jacks Thomas as the new director of London Book Fair, which expects to return to spring dates by 2022.
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.
London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus.
Awards this year go to winners in India, New Zealand, Kenya, Germany, Egypt, Spain, Indonesia, Finland, Italy, the UK, and USA.
On London Book Fair’s home turf, its biggest trade houses have pulled out amid the COVID-19 outbreak. World publishing now sees Reed Exhibitions cancel the iconic trade show.
The worldwide system of Penguin Random House, world’s largest book publisher, has pulled out of London Book Fair amid the mounting COVID-19 outbreak.
Developing story: The States’ Macmillan and HarperCollins pull out of London Book Fair over the weekend, along with the Hachette US rights team.
With Ingram’s and Simon & Schuster’s exits from London Book Fair, other publishers are watchful–concerned both for employee safety and for cost in case of a quarantine.