The virtual 2020 Bologna Children’s Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children’s Publishers of the Year announcement.
As coronavirus-related economic aid is released in Italy, publishers, libraries, and booksellers are asking for a cultural-spending incentive for families.
Having taken a major stake in the UK-based Quarto Group, Florence’s Giunti Editore is ‘doing everything possible’ to give workers a safe return.
Talking first of an online trading facility following its cancellation in the pandemic, Bologna’s 57th trade show now plans to do much more in the digital space, May 4 to 7.
Exemplary among many markets for its early testing and responsible distancing regulations, Germany looks will let bookstores begin reopening Monday.
Italian publishers warn that opening some bookstores must be backed up by financial aid, as Brazilian Publishers increased international outreach with an app and online rights effort.
Essays from 25 authors on the pandemic are collected by Mauri Spagnol’s Garzanti to benefit Bergamo’s Pope John XXIII Hospital in Bergamo.
The association of Italy’s publishing, film, television, audio, museum, and other cultural industries warns of deep damage. Lockdown extensions are likely.
In a battle for inclusion among Italy’s economic casualties, the country’s books business fights to gain traction among the wounded creative industries.
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.