Raúl Figueroa Sarti, founding director of F&G Editores, receives the Guadalajara International Book Fair’s 2022 Editorial Merit Prize.
The 2022 AAP Jeri Laber Award honors Venezuela’s Editorial Dahbar, ‘one of the few publishers still operating in the country.’
“The aim is not to sell books, but to sell narratives,” said LAPAS Books founder Ūla Ambrasaitė at Frankfurt, in a discussion on independent publishers’ unique challenges and advantages.
‘This feels very liberating,’ says Klett-Cotta’s Corinna Kroker, on formats ‘that extend an understanding of what a novel has to be.’
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
The Vietnamese publisher, author, and journalist Pham Doan Trang’s appeal of her nine-year sentence is rejected by the Hanoi court.
Helsinki’s Kalle Siltala’s family founded one of the two publishing houses at which he works. He’s one of this year’s Frankfurt Fellows.
Richard Charkin offers ‘a heartfelt apology,’ writing that he now finds literary agents ‘trusted go-betweens and understanding partners.’
The Copenhagen-based Saga Egmont division of Lindhard & Ringhof is making English-language audiobooks for four new partner presses.
Nomadic Press, the publisher winning the first Constellation Award, is an independent house based in California.