The biennial Jerusalem International Book Forum has opened applications for its Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program, setting dates for 2021.
Partial outlines of the novel coronavirus’ impact take shape in the input gathered from many markets by the Federation of European Publishers.
The Marian Hebb Research Grants support ‘the creation of a publishable work’ in French and English Canada, and allows for extended project timelines in the pandemic
The Federation of European Publishers is backing efforts to see the cultural sector included in EU Special Council meetings, while Bonnier donates to open a ‘Reading Fund’ in Germany.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.
With the 2020 Prix Voltaire winner losing a key author under safety concerns, the International Publishers Association appeals to Hanoi for restraint.
Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich’s &Töchter Verlag.
Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs.
The Australian author-illustrator team behind the ‘Real Pigeons’ books – Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood – are headed into film development with Nickelodeon.