This year’s Albertine Prize shortlist of five works translated from French into English are by authors from France, Rwanda, Morocco, Mauritius, and Iran.
With the London Book Fair’s trade-show carpet still warm from the busy week’s footfall, Livre Paris 2019 has opened today, and L’Europe est à l’Honneur—Europe herself is the guest of honor.
As BIEF struggles to get its collective stand and books to London in time, the UK’s French Institute plans more shows of solidarité in the British capital.
Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women’s Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
An annual festival celebrating writing from North Africa and the Middle East, Maghreb-Orient des Livres is gaining traction in France’s literary scene.
Coinciding with the Angoulême International Comics Festival, Words Without Borders’ latest issues explores graphic novels and nonfiction in translation.
Award-winning author David Diop is the client of a new one-woman literary agency in France. Looking at her rights sales, you can understand the agency’s name: So Far So Good.
Just try to get into this year without slipping on a banana peel. ‘Words Without Borders’ this month helps you pick yourself up off the floor, with international humor.
UNSILO announces a partnership with journal publisher BMJ, while Vivendi is approved to close its acquisition of Editis in France.