Following the cancellation of the 57th annual Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we see other world events struggling with their own paths forward–including now France’s Cannes Film Festival.
Having rescheduled initially to May, the world’s most influential children’s book trade show now has had to cancel. This and other news is in today’s COVID-19 updates. Your event news is welcome.
After the late cancellation of London Book Fair due to the coronavirus, Reed says BookExpo aims for a ‘proactive and transparent’ response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
A March 10 half-day ‘Audio HQ’ conference will open London Book Fair in the show’s new audio-specific exhibition area at Olympia London.
As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt among its keynotes.
‘Her Majesty Queen Rania is a leading voice in the region,’ says Bodour Al Qasimi, whose patronage adds impact to the IPA’s coming seminar in Amman.
In a letter, Reed’s BookExpo event director Jennifer Martin announces a shortened trade show for 2020 despite what she says were successful bookseller programs in 2019.
This month’s Publishing Next program is set in Miramar, Goa, with participation from Big Five and independent publishing representatives.