The Festival Neue Literatur, scheduled for late March, names Susan Bernofsky its Friedrich Ulfers Prize winner, and Georgina Moore joins Midas in London.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work.
Firebrand Technologies’ NetGalley is introducing a premium level of functionality for publishers, and the American Literary Translation Association has opened its 2019 cycle of awards to submissions.
Winter moves among independent publishers: Nonfiction works are the focus in Europa Compass, and Chicago Review Press buys Oklahoma’s Council Oak Books.
UNSILO announces a partnership with journal publisher BMJ, while Vivendi is approved to close its acquisition of Editis in France.
A primary commerce network in the American book industry, Pubnet from MVB US–a subsidiary of Germany’s MVB–says it has successfully migrated its clients to a major new upgrade.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s 50th year illustration exhibition has a session in New York this week, and Milan illustrators Anna and Elena Balbusso produce new ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ artwork ahead of Margaret Atwood’s sequel.
The original Hay Festival opens ticket sales on events in its 2019 Wales program, as Wattpad announces the establishment of a country office in India.
The winner of Norway’s 2018 ‘Bookstore Award,’ chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country’s World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners.
The 2019 Publishers’ Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications.