Five of the Society of Authors-administered prize programs with a combined £100,000 at stake are to be awarded in digital programming next month.
The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy.
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
While the COVID-19 has sent the publisher’s staffers to their home offices, Olga Tokarczuk’s Nobel win still pushes the team to introduce emerging voices.
Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK’s International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement.
The 2019 ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ is by a daughter of Cypriot refugees and restates the still-young Aspen Words’ program’s internationalism.
The original languages of the novels shortlisted for the International Booker Prize are Spanish, German, Dutch, Farsi, and Japanese.
Told that they’d need to work at home, the team at Athens-based Dioptra Publishing begins the remote working transition during the coronavirus outbreak.
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.