Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Having rescheduled initially to May, the world’s most influential children’s book trade show now has had to cancel. This and other news is in today’s COVID-19 updates. Your event news is welcome.
Amid Europe’s largest coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown are able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo.
With the public health crisis in Italy deteriorating rapidly, the biggest publisher cancels its participation in Bologna, as Hay signals it’s on for Wales.
World publishing today watches more events fall to the advance of COVID-19 in England, the United Arab Emirates, and more.
Organizers of many events are struggling with cancellations, postponements, and exhibitor and attendee losses, as the COVID-19 outbreak widens.
The creative industries of hard-hit Italy—including the books industry—are alerting the government that they could suffer structural damage in the current crisis.
After the late cancellation of London Book Fair due to the coronavirus, Reed says BookExpo aims for a ‘proactive and transparent’ response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
On London Book Fair’s home turf, its biggest trade houses have pulled out amid the COVID-19 outbreak. World publishing now sees Reed Exhibitions cancel the iconic trade show.
The worldwide system of Penguin Random House, world’s largest book publisher, has pulled out of London Book Fair amid the mounting COVID-19 outbreak.