How do online rights events organized by literary agencies, publishers, and others compare to the physical book fair experience? We hear from several rights folks on how it’s going so far.
The Turkish Publishers Association, in its 2020 assembly, has taken a fresh look at digital publishing, prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
The brand-new translation rights program from Italy offers an introductory session on Thursday from Paris, Madrid, Munich, and London as well as Milan.
The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey’s program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event.
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year’s free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion.
Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.
Turkey’s Istanbul International Literature Festival announces this year’s 14 fellows. And ALTA’s translation award submissions are due by April 15.
The fourth annual Istanbul Fellowship Program drew a record number of applications from more than 100 countries, and closes today with presentations and networking events.