Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Rights Edition: Tove Jansson’s Moomin Characters Licensed to Barnes & Noble
Almost 80 years after the first of Tove Jansson’s Moomins appeared, the US market finds the durable characters at Barnes & Noble.
At Frankfurt: ‘Many Different Approaches for Publishers’ to Audiobooks
Among issues discussed in audiobook market development: more business models and Spotify’s entry with à la carte pricing.
Audiobooks: Ghana’s AkooBooks Is Relaunching With Beat
Exclusive: The new AkooBooks/Beat platform will reach 19 African nations with audiobooks, podcasts, and ebooks.
In Southeast Asia: Spotify to Host Exclusive Series of Wattpad Podcasts
Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
Mexico’s Hay Festival Querétaro Has a Seventh Iteration in September
The Hay Festival Querétaro 2022 program will share some of its speakers with the two-day Dallas forum again this year.
New Partnership: Wales’ Hay Festival and the USA’s National Public Radio
The long-running NPR Latin American storytelling program ‘Radio Ambulante’ will go with the Hay Festival to Latin America this year.
In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent
The new literary magazine ‘Fictionable’ launches June 27 with short works including graphic fiction and translation.
AAP’s February US StatShot: Trade Up 9.5 Percent
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain
Jumping from one to three major unlimited-subscription services for audio content, Spain’s publishing market is growing fast.
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