Named in six parts of the world, Bologna’s six annual cohort of ‘Best Children’s Publishers of the Year’ is named on the first evening of the book fair.
From Finland by way of Kosovo, as well as the UK, Israel, Nigeria, Sweden, Spain, and the United States, the writers of our rights roundup are producing thrillers, politically tinged literary fiction, memoir, comedic drama and, of course, children’s stories.
With more than €26,000 in prizes, the Global Illustration award from Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Information Content Industry Association has issued its third-year call for submissions to IlluSalon, with an award ceremony set for Frankfurt on October 10.
Russian illustrator Igor Oleynikov and Japanese author Eiko Kadono have won the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award, given by IBBY during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
Building on the success of Australia-based physicist Chris Ferrie’s ‘Baby University’ series, Sourcebooks pre-empts world English rights from China’s CCPPG to begin publishing ‘Red Kangaroo’ books in 2019.
In the ITEF program’s eighth year, 19 professional fellows will meet with players in the Turkish publishing industry. And BIBF is to open its own dedicated children’s book fair in Beijing.
Getting ‘aesthetically pleasing and accessible content’ out of what the judges gave her as a mashup of sci-fi and Lewis Carroll, Katy Mastrocola beats the competition.
The 2018 Festival Neue Literatur just opened in New York City with German- and English-language writers and readers are coming together to debate this year’s theme of outsiders and insiders.
The London Book Fair introduces a fair illustrator and a fair poet in April, for special recognition and appearances. And tranlsation press Tilted Axis forms a partnership for rights in Australia, New Zealand.
The British Book Awards shortlist for the 2018 Books of the Year include top-selling titles and reader favorites across seven categories. Sales, literary merit, and publishing strategy will determine the final winners.