The journalist and author Garrett Graff’s ‘The Only Plane in the Sky’—on the attacks of 9/11—wins the Audiobook of the Year prize for Simon & Schuster Audio.
A March 10 half-day ‘Audio HQ’ conference will open London Book Fair in the show’s new audio-specific exhibition area at Olympia London.
The United States’ most prominent awards program for audiobooks turns 25 this year with a 24-category shortlist of finalists.
With lectures, panel discussions, and commercial presentations in both German and English, the new Frankfurt Audio Stage in Hall 3.1 will be busy.
The APA’s latest report on audiobook sales in the US shows that the format has seen double-digit growth for the last seven years.
The ‘first wave’ Audies deadline arrives in five days for titles in 24 categories published by August 31, with a ‘second wave’ deadline in early October.
First word of programming for the new Frankfurt Audio Summit features a keynote from Spotify in Europe and plans for a multi-dimensional exhibition area in Hall 3.1.
Even as the UK’s Publishers Association opens its ‘Love Audio’ campaign, London hasn’t taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks.
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
Audiobooks’ sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association’s program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019.