Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain.
Mexico’s Base tres consultancy connects book professionals within Latin America and from outside the region, helping them understand this evolving market.
With Brazil still immersed in an economic crisis, Brazilian publishers attend the Guadalajara Book Fair in Mexico to make deeper connections across Latin America.
Latin America is guest region of honor at this year’s Guadalajara Book Fair. Along with 650 writers from 44 countries, the fair will host a rights exchange program.
Spain’s capital city will be the special guest at the world’s largest Spanish-language book fair next year in Guadalajara, the first time since 2009 a city has been granted the honor.
The 2016 Guadalajara International Book Fair’s guest region is Latin America, and this year’s rights exchange program is getting unprecedented response.
Attracting more than four times the anticipated participants, Bogotá Book Fair’s first rights center draws buyers and sellers from Portugal, Spain, Japan, Canada, Australia, Chile and Argentina.
Literary agent Guillermo Schavelzon and other publishing professionals expressed optimism for the growing Latin American book market at the Guadalajara Book Fair.
A group of booksellers and publishers have launched the Asociación de Librerías de México, aimed at uniting, protecting and promoting the sector.
With its new YA imprint Loqueleo launched in Guadalajara, Spanish publisher Santillana targets 100 million pupils in Spain and Latin America.