The Dutch Foundation for Literature is offering translators a fixed fee for sample translations and additional support to publishers on production, promotion.
Speakers and topics are being announced as registration opens for Madrid’s Readmagine conference, which plans its online events in June.
‘We saw all bookstores closed’ in South Africa’s lockdown, says Brad Harris, children’s book publisher at Imagnary House.
A timely development for literary festivals during the coronavirus pandemic, the new Global Association of Literary Festivals opens with more than 30 members.
As the pandemic narrows sales channels in publishing and other industries, Frankfurter Buchmesse’s The Arts+ offers a new forum for creative content.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair drew twice as many visitors online than it draws in a real-life regular staging in northern Italy.
The next publishing trade show to go digital is the United States’ BookExpo, with its public-facing BookCon set to have an outing online, too.
Offering a ‘360-degree view of the potential, Italy’s agents are organizing ADALI during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19.
The US Office of Science and Technology Policy effort to change IP protections in research publication draws ‘serious legal, policy, and economic concerns.’
As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry’s usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic.