Commended for revealing ‘attitudes to female homicides,’ Alia Trabucco Zerán’s work of research wins the British Academy’s £25,000 award.
Six titles are shortlisted this year by this 10-year-old award for nonfiction that contributes to ‘global cultural understanding.’
Rights Roundup today includes titles from Russia, Catalonian Spain, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Chile, and the Belarusian struggle.
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.
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 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 …
Spain-based Lantia’s crowdfunding platform has become a ‘channel’ for Latin American independent titles, says CEO Enrique Parrilla.
Chilean publishers are looking to digitization to help them expand their local and export markets, says Javier Sepúlveda Hales of Chile’s eBooks Patagonia.
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.
Founded in 2012, Chile’s Edicola publishes new Chilean and Italian authors in Spanish, Italian, and English in both print and ebook formats.