One of the best-known American authors working today, Joyce Carol Oates has won the Jerusalem Prize and will attend the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
Representing 18 countries in its 2019 class, the Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship will be part of the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.
Under its new name, the Jerusalem International Book Forum takes place May 12 to 15, 2019 and plans to shift away from its previous exhibition format and towards more events and networking.
Authors and illustrators from Istanbul, Carcassonne, and Paris are featured in new children’s books that agent Stephanie Barrouillet is taking to Frankfurt.
From Haaretz: There may be signals that more Arabic-language material is being translated into Hebrew, although the situation is complex.
British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for ‘A Horse Walks Into a Bar.’
From Haaretz: With Israel’s fixed-price ‘Book Law’ repealed, reports are that this year’s Hebrew Book Week sees less aggressive discounts than in the past.
With Smadar Herzfeld’s ‘Trail of Miracles’ out in Aloma Halter’s translation from the Hebrew, we hear from author, translator and editorial director.
This year’s group of Zev Birger Fellows for the Jerusalem International Book Fair will see the event coincide for the first time with Hebrew Book Week.