From the Frankfurt Book Fair Summer Academy, book industry consultant Iryna Baturevych offers an insider look at post-Soviet book markets and the international ambitions of publishers working there.
Can changes to copyright in places like Germany or Canada threaten your business? In order to protect their revenue, publishers need to know about copyright battles being fought around the world.
Readings in high places: the Leukerbad International Literature Festival in Switzerland drew record attendance and international authors in 2016.
Designed for both the local readership and international visitors, the annual Tanpinar Literary Festival organized by Kalem Literary Agency includes a fellowship program for publishing professionals.
One literary agent’s story at this fourth iteration of the international conference was about selling 2,000 English-language titles into the Chinese market. Going the other direction? Not so easy.
Two storytelling projects from Poland merge book publishing with state-of-the-art technology and explore both cross-media and regional boundaries.
With a new StoryDrive Asia event coming to Singapore, Beijing’s fourth annual iteration revved the potential gains that develop when content industries fuel each others’ expertise.
With 42 percent of Spain’s population reporting to surveys that they’re not reading books, last week’s symposium in Madrid about bookselling had an extra edge of urgency.
For ‘such an international country,’ says author Lydia Cacho, the US market is under-served with books in translation, especially non-fiction.
‘This is the edge of the future of publishing.’ Peter Brantley on the future of the industry and of Books in Browsers, with BiB VII scheduled for November 3 and 4 in San Francisco.