The Colombian book market registered 20,365 new titles in 2021 and boosted its exports 62 percent over 2020’s numbers.
The ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program scheduled for October’s Frankfurter Buchmesse is presented by the IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund.
The 29th Lviv Book Forum is being presented next month in a digital partnership with Hay Festival and British Council support.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair at 60 makes a major rights-trading change, opening its Agents’ Center to adult as well as children’s content.
Following the short tenure of Andy Ventris in the role, Gareth Rapley is named the next London Book Fair director for RX (Reed Exhibitions).
A prolific and much-awarded essayist, novelist, and story writer, Soledad Puértolas is named to receive Liber 22’s accolade for writers.
The Julius Campe Award this year recognizes the 74-year-old Frankfurter Buchmesse for its work in literature and ‘genuine spirit.’
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
This year’s Hay Festival fellow, Hanan Issa, will travel to the show’s international venues as part of her project.
The 16th UN Sustainable Development Goal is the focus of a new children’s reading list released by the SDG Book Club.