The first IPA International Publishers Congress since 2018 will look at issues confronting the world book publishing industry.
A New Venue for Publishers’ Backlist: The ‘Yonder’ App
The new app from Webtoon and Wattpad associates is being pitched as a service that can serialize publishers’ backlisted titles.
Rights Edition: Taiwan in Frankfurt With Three Stands, Translation Funding
Taiwan at Frankfurt this year features three stands and a program at Frankfurt Studio, with translation funding to support rights sales.
In Southeast Asia: Spotify to Host Exclusive Series of Wattpad Podcasts
Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size
In today’s German and international news conferences, key elements of Frankfurt Book Fair were spotlighted by organizers.
Exclusive: A New International App For Serializing Backlist
According to people with knowledge of the situation, the team behind Korea’s Webtoon is preparing to launch a new serialized fiction app.
Ethiopian Literacy Specialist Jane Kurtz Wins IBBY’s International Reading Promoter Award
The award for Jane Kurtz – and Iran’s Zohreh Ghaeni – will be presented at IBBY’s International Congress in Malaysia.
IPA, EU, Germany, USA Protest Pham Doan Trang’s Imprisonment by Vietnam’s Authorities
The Vietnamese publisher, author, and journalist Pham Doan Trang’s appeal of her nine-year sentence is rejected by the Hanoi court.
Singapore Literature Prize: 15 Winners, Four Languages
In 12 categories, the 2022 biennial Singapore Literature Prize winners are drawn from 43 writers in Tamil, Malay, Chinese, and English.
Beijing International Book Fair: New November Dates
The sprawling Beijing International Book Fair, founded in 1986, was to open this week but has announced late-November dates.