At the 60th Bologna trade fair, the closely watched Best Children’s Publishers of the Year awards are named in six world regions.
‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize
Commended for revealing ‘attitudes to female homicides,’ Alia Trabucco Zerán’s work of research wins the British Academy’s £25,000 award.
British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist
Six titles are shortlisted this year by this 10-year-old award for nonfiction that contributes to ‘global cultural understanding.’
Rights Roundup: Nostalgia, Uncertainty, an ‘Ex-Son,’ and ‘Lost Words’
Rights Roundup today includes titles from Russia, Catalonian Spain, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Chile, and the Belarusian struggle.
Words Without Borders April: To Read ‘Within a Tradition’
For this month’s edition of ‘Words Without Borders,’ guest editor Lina Meruane gives us a framework for Chilean work, editor Eric Becker talks process.
Guadalajara: Latin American Literary Agencies Gain Traction
Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain.
A Rich Crop of Latin American Rights on Offer in Frankfurt
A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …
Crowdfunding for Latin American Writers: A Few Words With Enrique Parrilla
Spain-based Lantia’s crowdfunding platform has become a ‘channel’ for Latin American independent titles, says CEO Enrique Parrilla.
How Chilean Publishers Can Leverage the “Digital Opportunity”
Chilean publishers are looking to digitization to help them expand their local and export markets, says Javier Sepúlveda Hales of Chile’s eBooks Patagonia.
Strategies for Entering the Latin American EdTech Market
Executives from Cengage and Udemy point to Latin America as a strong region for edtech growth and share their top tips for entering the market.