Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book.
Registration opens for London Book Fair’s Writers’ Summit programming for authors on March 10, opening day of the 2020 fair. Author HQ program is included.
Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books nonfiction imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York imprint of that name.
Operating as ‘a trustworthy defender of copyright and its members’ interests,’ IFRRO installs a new board. And the AAP hires Cara Duckworth from RIAA.
The director of the Hay Festival’s international events, Cristina Fuentes La Roche, has been recognized particularly for her Latin American programming.
Three of the 25th Women’s Prize for Fiction jurors are authors, and the German Nonfiction Prize’s jury is the first for this new award.
Insights into stresses on the Ukrainian cultural industries are on stage, as are aspects of the book business in India this week at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
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.
Poland’s Ameet, based in Łódź, has a new licensing venture with Lego Publishing, and in the States, the AAP opens its annual PROSE Awards competition.
Hearst’s new imprints draw on its magazines to build lifestyle and children’s books, the worldwide distribution contract going to PRH Publisher Services.