When does looking outward answer internal struggles? When, as Emirati publisher Bodour Al Qasimi says, trade diversification answers a local crisis.
Arab Trade Delegation Reflects on the Latin American Market
On a trade mission to Brazil, a United Arab Emirates publishing group finds sharp interest among Latin American colleagues in Arabic-Portuguese rights.
São Paulo’s Book Fair: Brazil’s Bid for Hope in a Tough Market
Amid falling book production, sagging sales, low readership, and higher book prices, one of Brazil’s key publishing events opens next week, the industry looking for ways forward.
Brazil’s Book Rights Market Has Cooled, But Opportunities Persist
At the Rio Book Fair, agent Liana Suppressa finds the Brazilian rights market has cooled, but there are still opportunities to sell YA, children’s books and bestsellers.
A Taste of Frankfurt in Brazil at Rio’s Bienal do Livro
The Bienal do Livro in Rio featured an Agents and Business Center, a CEO panel, and a rising star award, inspired by the Frankfurt Book Fair and PublishNews
Rights Deals Are Key to Rio International Book Fair for Americans
With the crash of Brazil’s real against the dollar, US rights deals at this year’s Rio International Book Fair may not be as lavish, but they are still key.
New Agents & Business Center Comes to Rio’s Bienal do Livro
As part of a joint initiative with the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Bienal do Livro in Rio de Janeiro will host an Agents and Business Center in 2015.