Here’s news of Frankfurt, Ukraine’s Andrey Kurkov, and rights sales in this Roundup from Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, France, and Norway.
Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference
The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi.
London Book Fair: Ukraine’s Presence at the Trade Show
Two programming events at London Book Fair will have particular bearing on Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.
Georgia’s Caucasus and Black Sea Conference Is Open for Registration
Ukrainian publishing colleagues will be able to participate digitally in this regional exchange of issues and views, April 11 and 12.
Rights Roundup: Ukraine’s Andrej Kurkow and ‘Grey Bees’
Even amid the excitement and pleasure in an in-person staging of Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the Ukraine nightmare was never forgotten.
Ukraine: Maria Galina on the Russian Language as ‘a Trigger’
‘People are choosing to speak Ukrainian instead of Russian,” says Maria Galina, a Russian author and poet in Odessa.
Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers
Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine’s book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers.
Jan Michalski Foundation’s Second ‘Bibliotopia’ Weekend Starts Friday
The second ‘Bibliotopia’ weekend at Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Foundation features 14 authors in a consideration of freedom of expression and writers’ roles in society.
Olga Tokarczuk’s Widening Recognition: Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Prize 2018 Laureate
Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize.