With Spain, Slovenia, and Italy all pushing back a year to accommodate the change, Frankfurter Buchmesse announces that Canada will be Guest of Honor at the 2021 book fair.
The new report reveals that NORLA’s goals in its guest of honor program at Frankfurt were achieved, led by record releases in German, major media attention, and more than 100,000 visitors.
Five titles translated from German to English are up for the Wolff Prize. And ‘I Value Canadian Stories’ examines the nature of the content.
‘Ninety percent of the guests are confirming their participation’ in the new May dates for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, says Elena Pasoli.
Co-edition publishing is on the rise in Italy this year, as is the number of foreign rights Italian publishers have sold abroad, according to a new report from the Associazione Italiana Editori.
‘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.
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.
Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming.
Tbilisi has been named UNESCO’s 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur.