Argentina’s government has propped up the book business, but with this year’s election and economic stagnation, publishers remain uncertain of the future.
Nicole Witt of the Mertin Literary Agency reports on rights deals from the Buenos Aires Book Fair, where literary fiction is always a highlight.
JS Tennant, literary manager of PEN International, reports on recent efforts to revive the PEN Center in Argentina, after years of indifference in the region.
Amsterdam will take on the role of city of honor at the upcoming Buenos Aires Book Fair and strengthen the relationship between Latin America and Holland.
The Fundación El Libro and Buenos Aires Book Fair have added another 20 new names to the original 50 on their list of the most inspiring people in the Spanish-language book trade.
From April 23-25 the BAIBF offers exclusive programming for publishing professionals, including a seminar on change management, honors for Latin America’s top 50 publishing pros, and more.
This July’s Buenos Aires Children’s and YA Book Fair has recovered some of its past splendor but it still lacks a digital program.
At the Buenos Aires Book Fair, Zona Futuro showcased alternate, interdisciplinary and experimental projects — publishing of the future.
As Spain’s economic crisis deepens, the launch of two series at BABF is an important milestone for Spanish-language publishing in the Americas.
A Buenos Aires Book Fair survey names ‘the 50 publishing professionals whose actions have had the strongest impact on their colleagues over the last years.’