‘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.
Featuring literature and publishers from the Middle East and France, the Paris-based Maghreb-Orient des Livres event is growing yearly.
Alongside its public events, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature aims to establish a Global Alliance of Literary Festivals with a conference for organizers.
With events based book adaptations for film and television, the Peruvian installment of the Hay series also takes on issues in science, lifestyle, and history.