The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses’ 2019 Firecracker Awards mark five years in honoring fiction, nonfiction, poetry and literary magazines.
Whether through ‘curiosity, amusement, horror, or excitement,’ the new Queen’s Knickers Award is intended to highlight strong illustrated work for kids.
Already among the world’s richest awards for self-published content, Amazon’s global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development.
The ‘Create Your Revolution’ campaign is this year’s cooperative effort for Frankfurter Buchmesse with the United Nations.
‘The Sandman’ is being made into a live-action series by Warner Bros. Television, and HarperCollins Germany gets its second chief in under two years.
This year’s ContentShift accelerator program includes both genuinely new startups and some companies that have, as organizers say, ‘market maturity.’
The London-based Curtis Brown Creative program is placing two author training sequences in the UAE, close on the heels of Sharjah’s first Emirati Book Fair.
Geisteswissenschaften International translation competition is inviting emerging translators from German to English to submit applications by October 15.
More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.
The resilience of a Scottish author’s popularity in China puts a third book on the list, and a Frenchman’s business book arrives as ‘The American Trap.’