ormerly with Terre di mezzo and Mondadori, Giulia Rizzo moves to Harper Italia’s children’s division, credited with a ‘fresh look and open mind.’
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway’s Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He’s ready to go again next year.
Devoted to contemporary literature, the trio of publishers behind Paris’ Goutte d’Or are the team bringing out ‘Journal de L.’–a diary of Nabokov’s Lolita.
The Monte-Cristo Literary Prize, a new program based in a prison class in France, names its first award-winning author.
Having gone to no winner last year, one of publishing’s most intoxicating awards is given this year to British writer Nina Stibbe for her trilogy-closing comic fiction.
Wattpad Studios’ screen development portfolio adds France’s Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre.
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.