Under extended COVID-19 restrictions, French publishing companies grapple with salary and payment schedules, book release timing, and digital options.
Turning to graphic narrative for its 14th time, ‘Words Without Borders’ looks at the axis between text and visuals in framing.
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb-Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
An independent publisher from Barcelona, Stéphane Corbinais says his comics house must be at Angoulême—or ‘you don’t exist’ in the bande dessinée world.
Bologna’s influential Best Children’s Publishers of the Year program has its deadline for submissions this year at the end of the month.
Highlighting gains made by the ‘human sciences’ amid social unrest in France, booksellers also cite a strong showing in comics.
Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher.
The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
‘The Sandman’ is being made into a live-action series by Warner Bros. Television, and HarperCollins Germany gets its second chief in under two years.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.