What publishing really needs is the proverbial ‘jet pack,’ the space-age innovation that will propel books and reading culture into the next era.
Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka reflects on the up-and-coming stars, those in the spotlight and behind the scenes, of the publishing world.
The Markets Global Publishing Summit at the Frankfurt Book Fair is a platform where publishers can do business with international experts from seven markets.
A direct sales force of 5,000 young mothers has increased sales for Indonesia’s Pelangi Mizan publishing group fourfold in the last three years.
Diana Aldana of Mexico’s Turner Libros says that with its large population and market, Mexico has become the new El Dorado of Spanish publishing.
Harry Candra, the top edtech developer in Indonesia, says the industry has vast potential, but is hindered by poor infrastructure and low IT literacy.
Although translated books dominate Turkish book sales, a growing audience of readers in Turkey means small publishers still have a chance to compete.
Helen Sun, CEO of Beijing Ingenta Digital Publishing Technology, shares her best practices for launching a joint venture publishing partnership in China.
Literary agent Carmen Balcells was a ground-breaking entrepreneur and much admired. Now the question is, after her death, where will her authors turn?
Mexico’s publishing industry has great potential, but the lack of organized government is a persistent problem, argues Déborah Holtz of Trilce Ediciones.