Unique among book and publishing awards, the biennial Nine Dots Prize honors ‘original thinking’ on ‘contemporary societal issues.’
Spain’s Liber 2023 Announces Guest of Honor Poland
Poland will be the guest of honor market at October’s Liber Madrid show, in collaboration with Spain’s Polish Institute of Culture.
In 2022, NORLA Approved 510 of 521 Translation Grant Applications
Last year’s program of translation grants included the first time NORLA had granted funds for translation from Sámi.
Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
Taipei International Book Exhibition Opens Its 31st Edition
The 31st Taipei International Book Exhibition has opened its run with professional programming as well as public-facing entertainment.
Poland Tells Publishers: VAT on Books Must Stay
Hobbled, as are other markets, by high production and shipping costs, Poland’s book business learns that its taxation won’t be eased.
Update: The German Book Trade’s Efforts for Ukraine
Efforts to assist Ukrainian refugee kids with books are paying off in Germany and Poland as colleagues support Ukraine’s book industry.
Taipei’s Frankfurt Publishers Training Program Online and Live June 6 and 7
The Frankfurt Publishers Training Program from the Taipei International Book Exhibition is offered in both in-person and digital formats.
Sharjah and Wroclaw Announce a New ‘Stand With Ukrainian Writers’ Fund With Translation Support
Translation funding as well as scholarships are to be supported by the Stand With Ukrainian Fund established by Sharjah and Wroclaw.
Rights Roundup: Bologna Names Its Cross-Media Awards Winner
The road to Bologna is paved with awards programs, of course, and a French book-and-film project has just been named a winner.