Six days before the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of its international influence.
Applications from 100 candidates in 34 countries were received this year, Frankfurt administrators choosing 16 participants to become the fair’s fellows in October.
With a new StoryDrive Asia event coming to Singapore, Beijing’s fourth annual iteration revved the potential gains that develop when content industries fuel each others’ expertise.
‘Online literature is an important topic for this year’s conference,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos, as his team prepares to participate in the fourth annual doing of StoryDrive China.
‘Access for international publishers to entirely new players,’ says Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on the StoryDrive program’s expansion to Singapore.
Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos outlines why intellectual property is even more important in the digital age and how Frankfurt will reflect that priority in 2016.
Juergen Boos talks about digitization in publishing and upcoming highlights at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
By Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair Publishers of all sizes earn a significant amount of their revenue from rights and licenses. Rights managers at these publishing companies, as well as literary agents, are most often the people who understand how to “translate” stories, ideas and information into other languages, formats and territories — who know how to …
By Edward Nawotka and Liz Bury (This story originally appeared in the Publishing Perspectives show daily at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 6 October 2010. Download the complete, 32-page show daily here or click on the image to view the online version.) “There is an ocean of stories out there, with endless potential,” noted Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos …
By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues and Ricardo Costa of PublishNews.com.br SAO PAOLO: For the past several years Brazilian booksellers and publishers have watched and waited, content to let their colleagues abroad debate the positives and negatives of digital publishing. But two events in 2009 changed things. First was the Jornada de Nacional de Literatura de Passo Fundo (National Literature Journey of …