BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
A day after Penguin Random House announced its withdrawal from the 2020 BookExpo and BookCon, the shows’ organizers have moved the dates from May to July.
Penguin Random House will not participate in BookExpo 2020, and the Fundacion el Libro released news that it would cancel the 20202 Buenos Aires Book Fair.
In Europe’s two most gravely threatened markets, publishers’ associations and their retail and distribution colleagues are fighting for governmental assistance – with bookstores shuttered in lockdowns.
As the COVID-19 emergency rises with remarkable and deadly speed, Amazon moves to prioritize crisis-related products over others.
London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus.
Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States.
With publishing’s springtime conferences shuttered by the coronavirus emergency, Public.la offers the support of online capabilities free of charge.
Our roundup today includes international book business event information from New Zealand, Colombia, Spain, Tunisia, and the United States.
As coronavirus spreads, book publishing can focus on its own setbacks. Or it can ask how to put its best creativity into the hands of a world that needs it.