The 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair is open, and the Swiss publisher Francine Bouchet says a key value is in being able to ‘develop the imagination and sense of observation.’
An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month.
Fueled by a passion for Arabic writing and translation, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry works up to 20 hours a day for his readers, authors, and international partners.
With the London Book Fair’s trade-show carpet still warm from the busy week’s footfall, Livre Paris 2019 has opened today, and L’Europe est à l’Honneur—Europe herself is the guest of honor.
Since the destruction of the University of Mosul library, momentum is building for Book Aid International’s efforts to coordinate and enable publishers’ contributions to rebuilding.
As BIEF struggles to get its collective stand and books to London in time, the UK’s French Institute plans more shows of solidarité in the British capital.
Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women’s Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots.
‘Brussels is like a village and we want to create something more intimate, where contact can be direct, and partnerships can be built,’ says the director of Brussels’ 50-year-old book fair.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
An annual festival celebrating writing from North Africa and the Middle East, Maghreb-Orient des Livres is gaining traction in France’s literary scene.