Daniel Divinsky Wins the Cultural Career Award in Buenos Aires

In Spanish World Book News by Andres Hax

By Andres Hax Daniel Divinsky, founder of Ediciones de la Flor, is one of the most respected and successful independent editors of Argentina. He has published key authors of the recent literary canon like Rodolfo Walsh, classic graphic novels including Mafalda by Quino, and various titles by Roberto Fontanarossa. At the award presentation, held on the night of the Clarin …

Introducing the Mobys: Book Trailer Awards

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka There was a time when “book trailers” were, by and large, ad hoc and amateurish. Today, they are often slick little professional piece of film making. Whether or not they have any real impact on book sales is anyone’s guess, but it’s worth noting that they have become an art form in and of themselves. To wit: …

Changing the World One Magazine at a Time

In Digital by Liz Bury

By Liz Bury LONDON: One of the highlights of the final day of the London Book Fair, which closed yesterday, was the giving of the UK Young Publishing Entrepreneur Award. This year, Gavin Weale, 32, of LIVE Futures picked up the ¬£5,000¬†prize for his work with young people, and his idea to begin publishing a magazine with Langa township in …