Called MFest, a three-day program at the British Library in late April looks at the range, evocations, and implications of Muslim cultural diversity and literature at the British Library.
For ‘meeting the challenges of this huge polyvocal text,’ the new TA First Translation Prize goes to Russian-American translator Bela Shayevich and editor Jacques Testard for the English edition of Svetlana Alexievich’s ‘Second-Hand Time.’
Touting again a ‘mix of book publishing people and people from media companies and ancillary companies,’ this year’s PubTechConnect conference will focus on innovation in many forms.
A three-day program for international professionals in publishing, the Istanbul International Literature Festival runs May 2 through 6 this year, and has extended the deadline for applications.
‘We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,’ says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries.
In the run-up to this spring’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, a total 30 children’s publishing companies are nominated for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year, an awards program turning six years old this year.
China’s bestseller lists for January 2018 revisited old favorites and new graphic fiction: the Year of the Dog includes a popular ‘Cat Emperor.’
Activist-filmmaker Jill Soloway will have her own imprint at Amazon Publishing, Topple Books. And London’s powerhouse PR firm Midas names Hodder’s Jason Bartholomew as joint CEO.
Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
With biography, autobiography, children’s literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting rights deals this month.