The world’s most influential publishing trade show for younger readers was green-lighted only on January 15.
Despite ongoing COVID concerns and Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Stephanie Barrouillet looks ahead to an upbeat in-person Bologna.
The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies.
The understandable ‘ban all Russian publishing’ response from some to Putin’s assault on Ukraine overlooks Russia’s independent book sector.
Three fellowships and a grant program for small publishers are taking submissions now for the 2022 Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Interview: The director of the Book Arsenal Festival in Kyiv talks about life amid missile strikes and Putin’s ‘crime against humanity.’
In response to an appeal led by the Lithuanian Culture Institute, three major book fairs issue statements about Russia and Ukraine.
‘Frankfurter Buchmesse has maintained close relationships with publishers, authors, and industry-related institutions in Ukraine for many years,’ says Juergen Boos.
Stops in mid-February for the IPA president Al Qasimi included meetings with publishers in Tunisia and Morocco.
The worldwide CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle, personally is donating US$500,000 to open the Dohle Book Defense Fund.