The 2016 KIM-Studie shows German children aged 6 to 13 utilizing media mostly in mobile channels, with gaming figuring prominently, reading less so.
At Paris’ book fair, France invites the UAE to be 2018’s Livre Paris Guest of Honor. And Penguin Random House’s Markus Dohle cites diversity’s importance.
In its semi-annual award, Germany’s program for funding translation into English of German scholarly works names titles from 14 publishers.
Mobile storytelling platform oolipo has released its iOS mobile app along with 12 original, multimedia series. ‘Creative storytellers’ and Android to follow.
With an application deadline of April 30, Frankfurt’s Fellows will bring together an international cohort of publishers, editors, and rights specialists.
Festival Neue Literatur explores ‘how gay and queer identity changes as we move further towards equal rights’ and more, says curator Peter Blackstock.
Amid concern for the impact on publishers, Germany’s collective management organizations must recoup copyright revenues distributed between 2012 and 2015.
Germany’s Boersenverein and PEN call for support of Turkey’s oppressed authors and journalists in the form of a petition with more than 111,000 signatures.
Tinte & Feder is Amazon Publishing’s second German-language imprint, and is to focus on contemporary and historical fiction. First titles out March 7.
The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.