In Taipei, the Grayhawk Agency was making submissions and getting silence back from the world. In Tel Aviv, Yaniv Iczkovits was launching his new book—a month before the second lockdown.
Day 2 of digital discussions at the Jerusalem International Book Forum examine the impact of the coronavirus on international book publishing.
In music and commentary, the Jerusalem International Book Forum has opened its interim online program, Barnes to speak in Israel next year.
The biennial forum this year will feature publishers, agents, scouts, editors, civic leaders and Israeli conductor Gil Shohat. (Sponsored)
The Jerusalem forum has announced digital programming for May, with an eye to a physical event and the next Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship in 2022.
The biennial Jerusalem International Book Forum has opened applications for its Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program, setting dates for 2021.
Speaking of the conscious effort it takes to nurture literary creative talent, Joyce Carol Oates accepts the Jerusalem Prize on the opening of the 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum.
By Edward Nawotka Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has announced that Ian McEwan will be awarded the Jerusalem Prize during this year’s Jerusalem International Book Fair, which takes place from February 20-25. The Jerusalem Prize is awarded biennially to a writer whose work best expresses and promotes the idea of “freedom of the individual in society.” It …