French-Canadian literature sees a larger-than-ever presence on the collective stands of ANEL’s Québec Édition, ahead of Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Canada.
Brexit is here: today’s separation from Europe for the UK market comes with little certainty for book publishing and other creative industries in Britain.
India has sent Spanish translations and more than 100 authors to Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair as the show’s guest of honor.
Citing a high of €76.71 million (US$84.5 million) in book exports to Argentina, Spain’s publishers’ federation reports a 10.43-percent rise 2018 exports.
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.
Set at London’s Barbican Centre on October 10, the UK Publishers Association’s Brexit Forum is will offer discussions on key Brexit challenges and legal advice for book publishers.
The Association of American Publishers chief is polling its membership to predict where Donald Trump’s China tariffs on books could do the most damage.
‘A wide range of other books remain on the list’ for near-term tariffs, notes AAP’s Maria A. Pallante, ‘including American fiction and nonfiction.’
With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit.
‘The UK government must ensure that the national policy framework is favorable toward writers and other creative practitioners,’ says the Society of Authors in its new policy statement on Brexit.
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