With the cooperation of some 80 percent of Italy’s publishing companies, the new Fondazione LIA program is establishing accessibility standards for books.
Literary agents at the 2019 Frankfur Book Fair tell us which books they have on offer and about rights deals for their hot new titles.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press.
Luca D’Andrea, whose trilogy sold into 33 territories, published his latest work as a newspaper series in La Repubblica. A book release is due in January from Einaudi.
On the way to producing a new joint international children’s book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow’s fair are collaborating on a tour.
ormerly with Terre di mezzo and Mondadori, Giulia Rizzo moves to Harper Italia’s children’s division, credited with a ‘fresh look and open mind.’
Wattpad Studios in Canada announce another major partnership in their European expansion, signing Mediaset in Italy to the list of production partners.
Our rights highlights in this roundup come from France, Greece, Canada, Germany, Catalan Spain, and Japan by way of North Korea.
Guest curators at ‘Words Without Borders’ this month offer ‘unsettlement’ as ways ‘of reconsidering what we think we know, whether about Oman, our own countries, or the uses of literature.’
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.