Toronto-based Kids Can Press reports strong international interest at Frankfurter Buchmesse for the publisher’s issue-driven list of upcoming titles.
Deciding to open foreign rights sales as ‘something we needed to do for our authors,’ the Inuit-owned publishing house Inhabit Media has staged its arrival at Frankfurter Buchmesse, on the ramp up to Canada’s stint as Guest of Honor in 2020.
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
Norway’s minister of culture, along with several Norwegian authors, offered a preview of what the country will bring to its 2019 Guest of Honor program.
With an eye to 2023, when Italy will be Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, a new, expanded exhibition space is being inaugurated. And the book fair will be surveying publishers on issues around artificial intelligence.
‘Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, we have essentially risen from the dead, and only 25 years later, here we are.’ Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Georgia, says Gvantsa Jobava, is ready.
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.
Touting a record year for Norwegian literature on the world stage, NORLA’s Margit Walsø describes a market and industry unified in their mission: ‘We want our stories to be part of the international dialogue.’
Georgia’s unique 33-character alphabet takes center stage in its 2018 Guest of Honor plans for Frankfurter Buchmesse, as was detailed at a news conference at Leipzig Book Fair.
With some 4,000 titles produced annually and a yearly budget of some €4.5 million, the Slovenian Book Agency will organize Slovenia’s 2022 Guest of Honor program at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.