With more than 62 million Hispanics in the United States, demand for Spanish-language books is on the rise, specialists say.
Guadalajara: CANIEM’S Seminar on Accessible Publishing
In this program from the Mexican Publishers Association, IPA’s Karine Pansa calls accessible publishing ‘not only a good decision, but also a good commercial decision.’
Guatemala’s Raúl Figueroa Sarti Fêted at Guadalajara
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, founding director of F&G Editores, receives the Guadalajara International Book Fair’s 2022 Editorial Merit Prize.
CONTEC Mexico: Pandemic Spurs Children’s Reading and New Themes
As children’s reading has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, CONTEC Mexico speakers said themes and issues have broadened.
Guest of Honor Peru at Guadalajara: Overcoming a 30-Percent Pandemic Drop
Before the pandemic, only 5 percent of Peru’s publishers and booksellers had made digital sales. Peru was guest of honor at Guadalajara.
Latin American Book Fairs Try Digital Alternatives: Peru, Colombia, Argentina
Coronavirus updates: Following cancellations of three fairs in Latin America, the shows’ organizers in Argentina, Colombia, and Peru post digital content.
At CONTEC Mexico, Publishers Are Told ‘We’re Multi-Platform Beings’
Saying that the book is no longer a business model in itself, Roger Casas-Alatriste insists on a transmedial approach for publishers.
Introducing Publishing’s People to Readers: Colombia’s Campaign Against Book Piracy
To raise awareness of book production, Colombia’s publishers and the Bogotá book fair are educating consumers in hopes of curbing piracy.
Rights Perspectives From Guadalajara as a ‘Gateway to Latin America’
While the Guadalajara International Book Fair is is a regional rights hub, the biggest player missing is the Latin American literary agent.
Guadalajara’s Marisol Schulz: ‘The Biggest Challenge Is Not Repeating Ourselves’
As director-general of Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair, Marisol Schulz keeps a wary eye on the world industry for programming cues.