In his keynote address at Frankfurter Buchmesse, WIPO director general Francis Gurry will contextualize IP issues for the world book publishing industry.
Tbilisi has been named UNESCO’s 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur.
Poland’s Ameet, based in Łódź, has a new licensing venture with Lego Publishing, and in the States, the AAP opens its annual PROSE Awards competition.
On Frankfurt’s Academic & Business Information Stage, Copyright Clearance Center will look at the EU’s new copyright directive, open access, and ‘big data.’
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.
This week’s court papers, attorneys for the publshers say, have surprised them as the audiobooks retailer says it’s ‘unable to reach … a path forward.’
The Arab world’s authors, says International Prize for Arabic Fiction winner Ibrahim Nasrallah, see weak book sales and politics: ‘Our voices aren’t heard.’
A novel about a young woman whose mother is deported from the United States has won Wattpad’s first ‘Top Award’ and a publication contract.
In Russia, book prices are rising as production and sales slow, according to figures cited by the 102-year-old Russian Book Chamber.
UK translator Simon Bruni and author Paul Pen become so fluent in each other’s work that they discuss Pen’s in-progress manuscripts with translation in mind.