Following the short tenure of Andy Ventris in the role, Gareth Rapley is named the next London Book Fair director for RX (Reed Exhibitions).
Said to be stepping away from London Book Fair’s producer RX, Andy Ventris saw only one iteration of the fair under his management.
The promise of Sharjah Publishing City as a hub for the international book business has taken a step forward with Lightning Source.
With 75 first-time exhibitors and 400 speakers in the show’s programming, London Book Fair is up and running.
A champion of exuberant genre work as well as international literature, Japan’s Hiroshi Hayakawa wins LBF’s top honor.
Headliners Ben Okri and Louise Moore are to give keynote addresses on London Book Fair’s new Main Stage.
Seventeen nations are represented in eight categories, with Greece making its debut in International Excellence Awards competition.
In response to an appeal led by the Lithuanian Culture Institute, three major book fairs issue statements about Russia and Ukraine.
London Book Fair director Andy Ventris says, he’s learned the personal investment so many publishing professionals bring to their work.
Voted one of the ‘100 Great Black Britons’ in 2020, Margaret Busby is fêted at London’s Hurlingham Club for her Lifetime Achievement International Excellence Award.
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