The Association of Italian Publishers expresses support for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s decision to cancel its physical exhibition and cheers funding for small presses.
Even as Europe’s reported contraction is analyzed by economists, new funding for small publishers in Italy adds to an improving outlook for books.
Italian publishers see ‘encouraging signs of an upturn,’ as data from Nielsen and Informazioni Editoriali shows revenue losses were cut in half in July.
Some 32 percent of respondents in Italy tell publishers that news consumption replaced their reading time during the pandemic.
The brand-new translation rights program from Italy offers an introductory session on Thursday from Paris, Madrid, Munich, and London as well as Milan.
Writers’ British Book Awards include Evaristo, Carty-Williams, Rowling, Donaldson, Jackson, Taddeo, Allinson and Featherstone.
Frankfurt’s program in which publishers and agents can present properties to producers at Cannes this year is playing out in the digital space.
The head of the Italian publishers’ association, Ricardo Franco Levi, presses the organization’s case for inclusion in Rome’s education plan at Conte’s States-General.
Reflecting the unity needed in world publishing to address the COVID-19 crisis, a discussion of the pandemic’s impact reveals parallel challenges for publishers, booksellers, and authors.
the Italian book business opens ‘New Books from Italy’ to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities.