The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children’s literature to English-language readers.
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
At the award ceremony in Bangladesh this year, the DSC Prize this year goes to Anuk Arudpragasam for his debut novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage.
Anna Todd, whose ‘After’ series has more than 1.5 billion reads, follows Simon & Schuster contracts with an indie series selling fast into world markets.
Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
On the 10th anniversary of Kindle, VP of Kindle content David Naggar looks back on the development and impact of Amazon’s ebook ecosystem on book publishing.
Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
Spain will use its 2021 appearance as the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries.
Bill Clinton handed Scholastic’s Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. ‘The happy ending still beckons,’ Proulx said at the National Book Awards.
In Rome, a North American publisher joins its Italian founder in a new English-language bookshop. And in Rotterdam, Sweek launches another competition.