The former Actes Sud CEO Françoise Nyssen has been replaced today along with four other ministers. Allegations of conflicts of interest that caused her portfolio to be narrowed in July and a low-level scandal concerning building permits have plagued Nyssen for some time.
Norway’s minister of culture, along with several Norwegian authors, offered a preview of what the country will bring to its 2019 Guest of Honor program.
Continuing the discussion of femal writers in Frankfurt, a standout panel of women from the Asia Pacific region discussed gender and social perceptions of women.
As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year. By Roger Tagholm | @RogerTagholm The LitAg and the Publishers Rights Corner continue to be successful spaces where literary agents and rights directors increasingly hold their meetings on Tuesdays. Kate Hibbert, rights manager of the UK’s Little, Brown Book Group, …
As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women.
‘I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,’ the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to.
Now with an overall pool of some 35,000 registrants and about 5,000 active readers, the UK’s The Pigeonhole engages consumers ahead of a release to generate word-of-mouth.
In an op-ed article, Moroccan Author Abdellah Taïa calls for an end to the Moroccan government’s silence on rape and poverty in the country.
Publishing news media in France now are reporting on how ‘houses known for publishing literary fiction have been hiring editors to develop popular fiction imprints.’
In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children’s literature, tried to learn ‘what is the digital model in the publishing industry?’