At the Guadalajara Book Fair, the Guest of Honor is Madrid, and the rights center looks strong with 130 tables booked, 31 countries represented.
French novelist, biographer, director, and screenwriter Emmanuel Carrère has won Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual Romance Languages Award.
Sixty-eight indigenous languages are spoken in Mexico by almost 7 million people. Several publishers focus on this linguistic diversity and oral traditions.
Focused on Mexican and Latin American authors, La Cartonera publishes hand-made books with hand-painted covers. These literary creations are selling at home and abroad.
In its eighth year in Mexico, the Hay Festival returns to Querétaro with commentators and writers, musicians and scientists. Tickets now are on sale.
Those in digital publishing in Mexico say things are looking up somewhat, despite slow growth and a marketplace still discovering the opportunities.
With the judges referring to his ability to both entertain and move readers, Mexico’s Antonio Ortuño wins the Ribera del Duera Prize.
Fellows who attended Guadalajara International Book Fair offer feedback on insights into the Latin American book market and its opportunities.
As his literary agency continues to expand, particularly in Latin America, literary agent Andrew Wylie touts thinking globally and prioritizing quality over money.
Evident in the rise of literary agencies at Guadalajara Book Fair, the road to international markets for Latin American writers is no longer just via Spain.