At Frankfurter Buchmesse, the African Publishers Network and International Publishers Association reaffirm their commitment to regional programming for African publishers.
The Swedish publisher Olika’s series of books about Sweden’s top women’s football stars got a kick in visibility this summer with the World Cup in France.
With a speaking appearance at Sharjah International Book Fair, Dominique Raccah introduced her new ‘Sourcebooks International’ team at Frankfurt.
Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
‘I believe we will surprise you,’ said Canada FBM2020 president Caroline Fortin, as the Frankfurt Guest of Honor scroll passed to her from NORLA director Margit Walsø.
Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair.
In Frankfurt as part of the fair’s 2019 Invitation Program, Egyptian publisher Mohamed Sabry has seen success with his fresh approach to running Kayan Publishing.
A delegation of Canadian publishers, creatives, and officials offered a preview of the country’s plans for its turn as Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor in 2020.
Amid what Amazon Publishing’s Mikyla Bruder describes as ‘the unconscious bias you’re confronted with every day,’ panelists call for equal pay for women.
Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association’s general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list.