The winners of this year’s publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand.
Today’s Rights Roundup brings together work from Bogota, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Norway, emphasizing fiction.
Having just acquired Sonolibro, Saga Egmont director Lasse Korsemann Horne sees the Spanish-language audiobook market as a key territory for expansion.
Coronavirus updates: Following cancellations of three fairs in Latin America, the shows’ organizers in Argentina, Colombia, and Peru post digital content.
To raise awareness of book production, Colombia’s publishers and the Bogotá book fair are educating consumers in hopes of curbing piracy.
Characterizing its 2020 programming as ‘activism-themed,’ the May flagship Hay Festival in Wales opens early-bird ticket sales.
In its 14th year at Cartagena, the Hay Festival brings its mix of literary work and current events to Colombia in January and February.
In Colombia, the seven independent publishers of 49 Libros and their shared distribution company Huracán have had a new day in the sun at the Bogotá International Book Fair’s new small-press pavilion.
Can publishing advances sustain literary agencies in Latin America? And could stories of violence be what publishers this season are looking for? These and other issues are discussed by rights specialists among the Bogotá Book Fair fellows.
In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.