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Our roundup today includes international book business event information from New Zealand, Colombia, Spain, Tunisia, and the United States.
Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Thanks to the co-direction of the Jaipur Literature Festival by juror Namita Gokhale, the Dylan Thomas Prize is in India for its longlist announcement.
Said by the jury to evoke the sensibilities of Hindi, Urdu and Sanskrit, Amitabha Bagchi’s ‘Half the Night Is Gone’ wins the DSC Prize in Nepal.
As director-general of Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair, Marisol Schulz keeps a wary eye on the world industry for programming cues.
India has sent Spanish translations and more than 100 authors to Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair as the show’s guest of honor.
In creating short films, HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan wants ‘to take stories to audiences who are spending a lot of time watching.’
With clients in 30 nations and operational centers in eight, SPi Global says it’s looking to close its acquisition of Springer Nature’s SPS by year’s end.