Sharjah’s 2019 World Book Capital concludes in a live stream from the UAE, after announcing grants from its new Access Sharjah incubator.
The decision on Oktoberfest in Munich brings into question Frankfurter Buchmesse may proceed. The trade show’s organizers hope to have news by mid-June.
Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK’s International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement.
Publishing conference Readmagine is organizing a digital approach for 2020, as Frankfurt allows publishers more time on BookFest concepts.
Coronavirus updates: Following cancellations of three fairs in Latin America, the shows’ organizers in Argentina, Colombia, and Peru post digital content.
Aimed at adults as well as young readers, the new Sharjah Virtual Reading Festiva is being designed to stress cultural inclusion amid social distancing.
Book Expo–and its associated consumer-facing BookCon–had been moved from May to July, but six primary exhibitors had withdrawn.
The 14th Sheikh Zayed Book Award will stream a live digital event from Abu Dhabi on April 16 in honor of its 2020 winners.
On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program online.
The translations commissioned as part of this year’s Festival Neue Literatur are available, even as the 2020 iteration of the event is canceled.