Multiple honorees in many of the prize categories this year provide more writers with wins, if smaller cash awards for each winner.
Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an ‘Orphan Black’ series coming–and Amazon’s ‘Best So Far’ 2019 list is out for summer reading.
Themed on diversity, the program–unusual for its mix of professionals and parents–has Myanmar as its focus and an illustrators’ show for the public.
Imposing tariffs on books printed in China would ‘severely compromise’ industry capabilities and ‘upend decades-long US policy’ on the freedom to publish.
During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for ‘raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.’
As representatives of the Association of American Publishers testify on Trump’s proposed tariffs on books and other goods from China, US book sales for the first quarter are positive.
Supporting his new novel ‘Knife,’ Jo Nesbø’s presence at Frankfurt will highlight the fair’s Norway Guest of Honor year and the 2019 BookFest program.
A list of successful bidders on F+W Media community properties goes to bankruptcy court for approval in a hearing. Highest bid: $2.9 million for crafts.
As the IPA plans for its Morocco seminar, it has new backing from the African Publishers Network and Association for the Development of Education in Africa.
Africa is ‘one of the most under-represented regions in global literature,’ Bodour Al Qasimi tells IPA’s Nairobi seminar. ‘We want you to reverse these facts.’