In a third and final interview, a Brazilian and a Mexican publisher talk about the support of the Brazilian Publishers Translation Grant. (Sponsored)
IPA’s Al Qasimi in Latin America: Empowerment for Women
The president of the International Publishers Association stresses the need to develop women’s roles in world publishing.
Keiichiro Hirano Leads Amazon Publishing’s World Book Day Titles
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Publishing is offering ‘At the End of the Matinee’ by Keiichiro Hirano and other translations for free download through April 24.
Words Without Borders’ 2020 Gala: Translation and Generosity
More than 250 donor-attendees logged in to the digital edition of the Words Without Borders Gala in support of literature in translation.
Words Without Borders: Paraguay’s Indigenous Guaraní-Language Poetry
An Indigenous language based in Paraguay yields poetic musings from a tongue in which ‘word’ and ‘soul’ are the same.
Latin American Book Fairs Try Digital Alternatives: Peru, Colombia, Argentina
Coronavirus updates: Following cancellations of three fairs in Latin America, the shows’ organizers in Argentina, Colombia, and Peru post digital content.
Coronavirus: Madrid Fair Moves to October; BISG Postpones; Macmillan Works at Home
Our roundup today includes international book business event information from New Zealand, Colombia, Spain, Tunisia, and the United States.
Coronavirus: PRH IT Works to Maximize Telecommuting Capability; Cannes Looks at Downsizing
Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Rights Roundup: An Autumn Collection of Fiction and Bird-Watching
Today’s rights roundup draws on properties from Sweden, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, France, Italy, and Brazil, and covers a range of genres and interests.
At Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’ Today: Pablo Laurino of Argentina’s Publica.la
‘We knew publishers from different countries could benefit from having their own online sales channels,’ says Pablo Laurino, the founder of Publica.la based in Argentina, with offices in Spain and the USA.