The Norwegian Literature Abroad program, NORLA, honors Norwegian-to-English translator Lucy Moffatt with its annual prize, and lists this month’s international trade meetings.
Italy’s bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2022.
France Créative and the Italian Publishers Association ask that bookstores be allowed to stay open during the latest coronavirus lockdowns in Europe.
Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean ‘cultural isolation for readers,’ France’s book industry asks for a special exception.
The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’
With 3,627 events on Frankfurt’s digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online.
The Italian Publishers Association’s Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe’s hardest hit markets.
In Spain’s bid for greater traction for Spanish literature—a ‘Books from Spain’ rights portal and new translation funding.
Amid the necessity for the digital trade show, dignitaries applaud Frankfurt’s determination to keep the world industry in touch.
The trade show, while running this week in a digital format rather than physical, has 103 nations represented in registrations to date.