The Torino Book Fair predicts it will surpass last year’s 169,000 visitors, as the publishers’ association announces gains by bookshops.
In Italy, Torino’s Rights Center’s Expanded Reach
The Torino fair’s rights center’s participants this year are from 46 countries, as compared to 21 last year, organizers say.
Ukraine’s Vivat Publishing: ‘An Ambitious Plan for 2023’
Vivat Publishing’s CEO says she expects to exceed the company’s 2022 output in 2023 ‘to serve our local readers’ in wartime Ukraine.
Poland Tells Publishers: VAT on Books Must Stay
Hobbled, as are other markets, by high production and shipping costs, Poland’s book business learns that its taxation won’t be eased.
Swiss Publisher Helvetiq Expands to the US and Canada
Pointing to a women’s suffrage book for youngsters–and beer hiking guides for older kids–Helvetiq is widening its horizons.
International Rights Pros at Frankfurt: Trends and Titles
Ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, we asked some of the most seasoned literary agents what issues and titles are top-of-mind this season.
Rights Edition: Aufbau’s Inka Ihmels on ‘Exchanging Ideas With Arab Publishers’
Abu Dhabi-bound rights director Inka Ihmels of Berlin’s Aufbau Verlag is looking to learn ‘what kinds of genres work in Arab markets.’
Rare Books Dealer Librairie Clavreuil Expands Its International Presence
Cathleen Robitaille of Librairie Clavreuil will be at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘Our aim is to discuss our love of old books together.’
Rare Language Combinations: Translation in Motion’s Residencies in Europe
Nine literary and translation centers have residencies for up to 18 translators this year, in the new Translation in Motion program.
Poland’s Authors May Benefit From Pensions, Insurance, Other Benefits
A bill expected to be approved by the Polish Parliament, creates a new Chamber of Artists to administer a benefits plan for creative workers.