Founded as “a place for freedom” in 1995, just a month and a half after the end of the war in Croatia, the Pula Book Fair in Croatia is a magnet for the region’s publishers and readers.
It can be easier to get Portugal’s books into Latin American via Spanish translations than to sell them in the original Portuguese-language editions in Brazil.
Agents discuss the top titles and trends at the Guadalajara Book Fair, an event they say offers a chance to discover Latin American authors and promote their work to publishers outside the region.
Spain’s publishers say they sold €58 million in books to the Mexican market alone in 2017, making Latin America ‘the first destination outside our borders.’
Representing 18 countries in its 2019 class, the Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship will be part of the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia’s cultural program team met to plan for March’s Market Focus program at Olympia London.
The China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair opens Friday under new production arrangements–after Reed’s departure–with BolognaFiere as a co-organizer.
As the world’s largest book industry trade show prepares to undergo some construction updates in coming years, this year’s longtime Frankfurt sponsor announces key programming events for the upcoming book fair.
Touting 7-percent growth in the first half of the year, Eksmo’s new general director, Evgeny Kapyev, is bringing a bigger stand to Frankfurter Buchmesse and a new list of Russian nonfiction and children’s books for sale in October.
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.