In Rome, a North American publisher joins its Italian founder in a new English-language bookshop. And in Rotterdam, Sweek launches another competition.
A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its ‘problem of problems’ and vows to address the country’s shrinking readership.
The ones to watch for this week at the Frankfurter Buchmesse: Here are eight of the Frankfurt Fellows, a group of up-and-coming talent in global publishing.
A title next week at Frankfurt is based on an incident in Maestro Arturo Toscanini’s life, and the Sweek platform hands a contract to a 16-year-old.
With 12 days to go until ‘Frankfurt Tuesday,’ Milan’s PNLA has put together an extensive list of offerings for the Literary Agents and Scouts Center.
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
On the European Commission’s geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution.
‘The IPA and its Freedom to Publish Committee denounces’ Verona’s mayor’s plan to pull books promoting same-sex family contexts from libraries and schools.
The opening volumes of two trilogies–one dystopian–and two standalone works are on offer from Piergiorgio Nicolazzini’s offices, all four just out.
‘Joy for this difficult job of being a publisher’: La Nave di Teseo’s Elisabetta Sgarbi in Milan acquires Italy’s venerable Baldini & Castoldi.