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.
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.
Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Having rescheduled initially to May, the world’s most influential children’s book trade show now has had to cancel. This and other news is in today’s COVID-19 updates. Your event news is welcome.
This October 4-7 Puerto Rico’s Festival de la Palabra will host to 60 established and emerging writers from Puerto Rico, Latin America, and around the world.
By Edward Nawotka This weekend is the 15th annual Texas Book Festival in Austin, the highlight of the literary calendar here in Texas where I live. I had the privilege to serve in 2004 as the fellow who booked the 200+ authors for the event that year. It was an unforgettable experience that gave me real insight and appreciation for …