The 28-category British Book Awards program has 41 jurors in place for the 2021 cycle, with an awards program on May 13.
Madrid’s Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation looks at both the ‘mystic’ artistic strengths and business realities of the contemporary industry.
The Italian Publishers Association’s Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe’s hardest hit markets.
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.