Awaiting news of a buyer, Vivendi’s Editis in Paris continues rolling out new local-focus presses in Québec and Africa, this time in Senegal.
‘Every mobile can became a pocket library,’ according to digital book distributor Juan Pirlot de Corbion at YouScribe.
Among issues discussed in audiobook market development: more business models and Spotify’s entry with à la carte pricing.
The IPA Africa Publishing Innovation Fund’s ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program at Frankfurt: Issues and Publishers.
‘We fully support Tsitsi in her appeal,’ says IPA’s Kristenn Einarsson. ‘Failing to do so would be to condemn all Zimbabweans to silence.’
IPA names Brazilian publisher Karine Pansa as its next—and third woman—president, and Gvantsa Jobava is named as vice-president.
Exclusive: The new AkooBooks/Beat platform will reach 19 African nations with audiobooks, podcasts, and ebooks.
The ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program scheduled for October’s Frankfurter Buchmesse is presented by the IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund.
The award for Jane Kurtz – and Iran’s Zohreh Ghaeni – will be presented at IBBY’s International Congress in Malaysia.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse this year: a trade fair supportive of free expression, diversity, and those who interpret these concepts for us.