The news of Jonathan Karp’s promotion to CEO of Simon & Schuster coincides with the conclusion of BookExpo’s US trade show 2020 digital sessions.
ReedPop’s trade show opens its digital events, which are available free of charge to the public. The weekend will feature a digital edition of BookCon.
This week’s online edition of Buzz Books Presents from Publishers Lunch features six key titles for the autumn and winter.
The next publishing trade show to go digital is the United States’ BookExpo, with its public-facing BookCon set to have an outing online, too.
Book Expo–and its associated consumer-facing BookCon–had been moved from May to July, but six primary exhibitors had withdrawn.
The public-facing ReedPop program, now postponed from May to late July, is producing a fund-raising Saturday afternoon program to help booksellers.
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.