Sometimes called ‘direct export,’ the best route to markets in Europe for Québec’s publishers may be through European booksellers–and agile ground teams to get their attention.
After six decades in publishing and 13 years on Frankfurt’s Advisory Board, French book publisher Alain Gründ talks about his family’s publishing legacy.
A new round of grants opens for publishers who want to translate Scottish literature, and in Bern, Peter Lang strikes a deal for distribution and POD.
The co-owners of Paris’ newest independent bookstore Ici say they’re convinced they can make a go of it, even as France’s market evolves.
In France, Gaël Faye made the jump from rap to fiction with the help of editor Catherine Nabokov, and his novel ‘Small Country’ is now headed to the cinema.
The former Actes Sud CEO Françoise Nyssen has been replaced today along with four other ministers. Allegations of conflicts of interest that caused her portfolio to be narrowed in July and a low-level scandal concerning building permits have plagued Nyssen for some time.
As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women.
Frankfurt Book Fair and Technische Universität Darmstadt have teamed up on accessibility studies, and France’s ‘Literary Season for All’ is bigger than ever, in its sixth year.
‘I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,’ the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to.
In an op-ed article, Moroccan Author Abdellah Taïa calls for an end to the Moroccan government’s silence on rape and poverty in the country.