Based in Frankfurt, Bookwire’s expansion into the French market includes audiobook production and distribution work with Banijay.
Bookwire’s half-day ‘All About Audio’ conference highlighted trends in the fast-growing but still-young popularity of audiobooks in France. (Sponsored)
Among issues discussed in audiobook market development: more business models and Spotify’s entry with à la carte pricing.
The Stockholm-based audiobook corporation Storytel, in association with some of French publishing’s biggest players, goes live in France.
Exclusive: The new AkooBooks/Beat platform will reach 19 African nations with audiobooks, podcasts, and ebooks.
As Spotify’s new audiobooks service goes live, industry observers are watching for impact on existing distribution and sales.
Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
Helsinki’s Kalle Siltala’s family founded one of the two publishing houses at which he works. He’s one of this year’s Frankfurt Fellows.
‘Pooling our energies even more to focus on audio,’ Bookwire announces a restructured unit for audiobooks and podcasting.