At Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the AIE and Bologna Book Plus will look at young readers’ growing place in the Italian market.
In Italy: Remembering Publisher Achille Mauri
The Italian and international publishing industries remember Achille Mauri while celebrating a record result from #ioleggoperché.
Enchanted Lion Books’ Claudia Zoe Bedrick on ‘Pushing the Form’
Nearly 20 years into its life as a publisher of international work for children, Enchanted Lion is planning picture books for older readers.
Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award
Antony Shugaar’s tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book ‘Telephone Tales’ by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA’s 2021 Batchelder Award.
Italy’s Pandemic Year ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Soars
The AIE’s fifth annual #IoLeggoPerché book donation program for schools and libraries has surprised organizers with 300,000 books.
Translation Rights: Italy Has 238 Books Going into 40 Languages
Having ramped up its rights trade for five years, the Italian market now looks to a new translation fund to support its overseas sales.
Italy’s Publishers Hail New €10 Million Fund for Small Publishers
Even as Europe’s reported contraction is analyzed by economists, new funding for small publishers in Italy adds to an improving outlook for books.
Italian Publishers Welcome Tax Credit for Libraries After #IoLeggoPerché Project
Following Italy’s energetic reading campaign in October, the #IoLeggoPerché (Why I Read) project, AIE cheers new Senate support for library tax credits.
Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers
A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its ‘problem of problems’ and vows to address the country’s shrinking readership.