Much More Than Bullets and Blood: LéaLA, a New Book Fair With a Mission

In Guest Contributors & Editorial by Guest Contributor

LéaLA, a new Spanish-language book fair organized by the team behind the Guadalajara Book Fair, will open April 29 in Los Angeles. Editorial by Marisol Schulz Manaut, LéaLA Fair Director LOS ANGELES: Mexico is living a wave of violence like never seen before and it affects everyone, particularly the civilian population and it is having a huge impact on how …

A Look at Mexico City’s Book Kiosks

In Global Trade Talk by Siobhan O'Leary

By Siobhan O’Leary There are plenty of cities in the world where book kiosks rule the sidewalks but on a recent trip to Mexico City, I saw something I hadn’t seen before: sidewalk book kiosks specializing in specific book categories (even professional books). Among the many book kiosks on the Paseo de la Reforma, for example, there is even a …

Germany is Guest of Honor at Guadalajara 2011

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Anyone who has followed our news coverage knows that we think overseas publishers would do well by taking a longer look at the central and Latin American markets. One of the key gateways into the southern hemisphere of the Americas is the annual Guadalajara Book Fair, one of the best — or at least, most enjoyable –book …

The Arte Público Alternative: How One Small Press Tackles Foreign Sales and Distribution

In Guest Contributors & Editorial by Guest Contributor

In the lead up to next week’s BookExpo America, where Spain is the focus of the Global Market Forum, we offer a look at how one bilingual Spanish-English publisher makes the most out of cross-border collaboration. By Dr. Nicolás Kanellos HOUSTON: As the director of non-profit Arte Público Press (APP), a program of the University of Houston that focuses on publishing …