The United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Book Authority signs on as guest of honor at the 2020 Guadalajara International Book Fair.
At the Guadalajara International Book Fair, Anagrama director Jorge Herralde spoke as both a champion of Latin American work and a survivor in publishing.
It can be easier to get Portugal’s books into Latin American via Spanish translations than to sell them in the original Portuguese-language editions in Brazil.
Two events, one this week at Sweden’s Göteborg Book Fair and the other at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Weltempfang Salon in October, spotlight challenges to the freedom to publish.
New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico’s leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara.
In Cannes, Voltage is handling world rights to the film adaptation of Anna Todd’s ‘After’ from Wattpad Studios. In New York, a newly announced panel with the Motion Picture Association and AAP looks at film collaborations.
Spain’s capital city will be the special guest at the world’s largest Spanish-language book fair next year in Guadalajara, the first time since 2009 a city has been granted the honor.
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