Singapore’s 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content draws from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas for its programming.
Four German publishing houses—Aufbau, C.H. Beck, Klett-Cotta, and Suhrkamp—announce they will attend the physical Frankfurter Buchmesse with a joint stand.
The 2021 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai is planning ‘a mix of live physical events, probably staged outdoors, and online streaming.’
‘Frankfurt Rights’ and ‘Frankfurt Conference’ lead digital programming and online tools planned for this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Stand fees will be reduced by up to 50 percent and digital development will be supported by funds from Germany’s ‘Neustart Kultur’ stimulus package.
The city-based BookFest is still being programmed for venues in Frankfurt. Now, Frankfurter Buchmesse adds a 16-hour single-day digital program.
In examining what literary festivals are to mount digital renditions of their programming, the new association for those festivals “goes digital,” itself.
The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey’s program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event.
A timely development for literary festivals during the coronavirus pandemic, the new Global Association of Literary Festivals opens with more than 30 members.
With an emphasis on current affairs and diversity, the 2020 BookFest outreach program of Frankfurter Buchmesse is open for submissions.