The CEO and content chief of Hakawati looks for ‘themes and topics that resonate with people everywhere.’
Storytel Rolls Out Its Audiobook Service in France
The Stockholm-based audiobook corporation Storytel, in association with some of French publishing’s biggest players, goes live in France.
Frankfurt Audio Readies Its Debut, Centered Around a Busy Stage
With lectures, panel discussions, and commercial presentations in both German and English, the new Frankfurt Audio Stage in Hall 3.1 will be busy.
At CONTEC Mexico: ‘Every Nation Is a Different Book’ for Storytel
As Sweden’s Storytel prepares to enter the Mexican market, a set of challenges awaits, from building the habit of audiobook listening to bringing aboard regional publishers.
Storytel in Spain: When Entering the Audiobook Market Means Making New Serials
Creating original serialized content—as in the case of streaming on-demand services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix—holds the key to success for audiobook subscriptions, says Storytel España in a new report.
George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Tops 2018 Audie Awards for Random House
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders was named Audiobook of the year at the annual Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association in the US.
Audiobooks and Open Access in Focus at CONTEC Mexico Conference in June
Reflecting a number of trends in international publishing, the upcoming CONTEC Mexico conference looks at how trends such as audiobooks and open access are playing out in Latin America and across the globe.
Four ‘New Models’ at Publishers’ Forum in Berlin: ‘Going Full Circle’
From ventures in subscription, crowdfunding, narrative development, and audio-first production, a quartet of speakers talks to Klopotek’s annual Publishers’ Forum about the possibilities, and some realities.
Publishers’ Forum Opens Today in Berlin: Preview of ‘New Tech’ and Level Heads
With tracks in both English and German, and translation for plenary sessions that bring the two together, the 2018 Publishers Forum program is devised to sort out genuinely promising tech from fads.
Publishers’ Forum Preview: Argentina’s Paula Zuccotti on Everything Publishing Touches
At next week’s Publisher’s Forum from Klopotek in Berlin, designer-author Paula Zuccotti will engage in a potentially pivotal ‘fireside chat’ about what it means to publishing that ‘Everything We Touch,’ is competing for our attention.
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