From ecologically sensitive fiction to a ‘counter-history’ in the field of sustainable energy, agents and rights directors talk up their best titles.
Ahead of the London Book Fair’s 2019 Market Focus on Indonesia, a rights forum draws publishers to learn about buying and selling into the island market.
FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees ‘out of their comfort zone’ amid the uncertainties of the UK market’s post-Brexit future.
In its 14th year at Cartagena, the Hay Festival brings its mix of literary work and current events to Colombia in January and February.
This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues.
The winner of Norway’s 2018 ‘Bookstore Award,’ chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country’s World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners.
The 2019 Publishers’ Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications.
Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the ‘season of giving’ with support for book related charities.
PEN Afrikaans, like the International Authors Forum, echoes the International Publishers Association in criticizing South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill.
The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program’s five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed by the overall winner’s ceremony.