The Latvian Literature program, its site, its translation funding, its authors, and its #IAmIntrovert campaign welcome Frankfurt’s trade visitors and exhibitors to its success story – at Hall 4.0 B2. (Sponsored)
Awards: Bologna Names Its 2022 Best Children’s Publishers of the Year
In its 10th round, the Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publishers of the Year covers six regions.
European Union Prize for Literature: The 2021 Winners
This year, the honors go to writers from countries including Bulgaria, Latvia, Iceland, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
Publishers in the Baltics: Differing Expectations for a Pandemic Recovery
While a Latvian publisher seems encouraged, a counterpart in Estonia is less upbeat. And Russia’s LitRes is eyeing the region’s digital sales.
Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books
The publishers’ association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country’s VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases.
Five Startups from Germany, Latvia, and Romania Chosen for 2018 ContentShift
When the five startups chosen for this year’s ContentShift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they’ll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support.
Latvia’s Kristaps Ozoliņš on Diversity and Rights: ‘Slightly Too Exotic’
The Latvian pubishing house Mansards has translated more than 60 works, and after our exchange with its lead editor Kristaps Ozoliņš, we look at some of the house’s rights action.
Riga’s Alīse Nigale on Selling Rights Into Asia: ‘English Is the Bridge’
Latvian children’s publisher Alīse Nigale and her publishing house Liels un Mazs have won a number of awards in Latvia, and she’s now seeing a boost from foreign rights sales.
Drawing a Line to the London Book Fair: Latvian Illustrator Elīna Brasliņa
Looking at her joyous illustrations, it’s easy to see why Elīna Brasliņa is a rising star in Latvian book publishing. We talk with her ahead of London Book Fair’s new emphasis on illustration–and the Baltics.
Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair
Taking to the streets on Lithuania’s annual ‘Day of the Book Smugglers,’ a team of fashionable book runners delivered Lithuanian writings to agents’ offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of the London Book Fair.
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