Authors with the Helsinki Literary Agency, formed by three Finnish publishers, has captured the 2017 Finlandia Prize for both adult and children’s books.
From Brazil, Norway, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, and Turkey, we gather observations from Guadalajara International Book Fair’s Rights Exchange fellows.
Following Italy’s energetic reading campaign in October, the #IoLeggoPerché (Why I Read) project, AIE cheers new Senate support for library tax credits.
Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers.
The Chen Bochui Award honored translator Helen Wang for her work bringing Chinese children’s literature to English-language readers.
The Rev. Canon Michael Hempel tied Paddington Bear’s plight to that of Brexit-era refugees in a memorial service for author Michael Bond, who died in June at age 91.
At the Guadalajara Book Fair, the Guest of Honor is Madrid, and the rights center looks strong with 130 tables booked, 31 countries represented.
Two new titles have entered National Geographic Kids’ Animal Jam series, and Ingram’s VitalSource Content Experience Platform surpasses 1 million users.
Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English.
The Hay Festival opens its first event dedicated to young readers’ work in Denmark. And in New York, Jon Fine is named publisher at Open Road Integrated Media.