At this year’s Books at Berlinale event, filmmakers were again introduced to a dozen publishers’ titles curated for their potential screen development.
In its eighth year, Turkey’s fellowship for publishing professionals at Istanbul’s Tanpinar festival will again offer a three-day program of information and engagement.
Twelve titles will be presented for potential film development on February 11 as part of this year’s Books at Berlinale program at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.
As Turkey’s nose-diving currency sets off alarm bells on world trading floors, Istanbul’s Kalem Agency appeals to the publishing community for consideration from rights buyers: ‘It’s like being in a war.’
During BookExpo at the Javits Center next week, trade visitors and rights specialists will be in two different parts of the city, as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion.
Can publishing advances sustain literary agencies in Latin America? And could stories of violence be what publishers this season are looking for? These and other issues are discussed by rights specialists among the Bogotá Book Fair fellows.
In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.
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.