In an attempt to maintain its place in international rights for children’s and YA content, Bologna Children’s Book Fair announces an online trading program.
BISG surveys the impact on publishing of the COVID-19 emergency, and Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins withdraw from BookExpo.
The COVID-19 pandemic’s rapid expansion prompts the cancellation of the 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore, and the UK Rathbones Folio Prize ceremony goes online.
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.
Organizers of many events are struggling with cancellations, postponements, and exhibitor and attendee losses, as the COVID-19 outbreak widens.
After the late cancellation of London Book Fair due to the coronavirus, Reed says BookExpo aims for a ‘proactive and transparent’ response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
London’s CAMEO Awards hail collaborations in Brexitian Britain’s creative industries, honoring book adaptations to film, television, stage, and audio.
Even as Seattle loses another Barnes & Noble store, the Independent Book Publishers Association prepares for a conference appearance by James Daunt.
In a letter, Reed’s BookExpo event director Jennifer Martin announces a shortened trade show for 2020 despite what she says were successful bookseller programs in 2019.