Praised by colleagues for her ‘pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,’ Frankfurt’s Bärbel Becker goes into retirement.
Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.
Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland’s books industry.
Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
Our 2019 Publishing Perspectives Talks at Frankfurt will explore how climate crisis, women and executive leadership, and blockchain affect book publishing.
As HarperCollins’ Judith Curr launches the HarperVia translation imprint, the Frankfurter Buchmesse opens a new program for translators of German-language fiction and nonfiction.
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.
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.
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
The winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize and acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will address the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference on the morning of October 9, the eve of the book fair’s official opening.