Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Nielsen BookData Opens BookScan Tracking in Colombia
Amid calls for better and more comparable data among publishing markets, Nielsen’s BookData makes a timely expansion in Colombia.
Scholastic and LitWorld: A 24-Hour ‘World Read Aloud Day’ Event
Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
IPA’s Karine Pansa at DBW: ‘A Big Wake-Up Call’ in Book Business Data
The need for coherent, actionable data impacts the progress world publishing can make on its prime challenges, IPA’s Karine Pansa says.
Industry Notes: London Book Fair Awards, Hay Festival in Colombia
London’s International Excellence Awards extend their nomination dates, and Hay’s season opens with its Colombian festival dates.
Colombia in Spain: Bogotá Is Guest of Honor at Liber 22
The Colombian book market registered 20,365 new titles in 2021 and boosted its exports 62 percent over 2020’s numbers.
Mexico’s Hay Festival Querétaro Has a Seventh Iteration in September
The Hay Festival Querétaro 2022 program will share some of its speakers with the two-day Dallas forum again this year.
New Partnership: Wales’ Hay Festival and the USA’s National Public Radio
The long-running NPR Latin American storytelling program ‘Radio Ambulante’ will go with the Hay Festival to Latin America this year.
Spain’s Liber 22 in Barcelona Announces Colombia Its Guest of Honor
Taking a second turn in Spain–its first was in Madrid at Liber 2006–Colombia returns as guest of honor 2022 in October.
IPA’s Al Qasimi in Latin America: Empowerment for Women
The president of the International Publishers Association stresses the need to develop women’s roles in world publishing.