In a first-time focus on the Middle East’s publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital.
Spain’s Publishers’ Federation Pledges a New Pact for Reading and International Outreach
Following meetings with government, educational, and cultural leadership, Spain’s publishers’ federation plans to invigorate reading domestically and promote Spanish literature internationally.
BookExpo 2019 Opens: Much Programming, Immediate Seating Available
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
At BookExpo: New York Rights Fair Brings Its Programming With It
As the BookExpo rights trading center returns to the Javits Center with the rest of the trade show—and now branded as the New York Rights Fair—a discussion series is included.
Industry Notes: Denmark’s UNSILO in AI Partnership With Wiley in Manuscript Evaluation
Shortly after presenting the Danish AI specialists’ Manuscript Evaluation software at Publishers’ Forum, UNSILO announces a partnership with Wiley.
BookExpo Hears the Call of Audio: APAC Becomes the Big Conference
Audiobooks’ sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association’s program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019.
Ulrich Klopotek in Berlin: No Publishers’ Forum in 2020
Organizers of one of Europe’s most respected industry conferences say the event’s future is pressured by declining participation from its home industry.
Publishers’ Forum 2019: Driving Forces, Technology, and Models
This year’s Publishers’ Forum in Germany examines the collaborating and sometimes competing interests of an expanding storytelling universe.
Q&A with Diane Spivey on LBF’s Introduction to Rights Program and Brexit
Hachette UK’s Diane Spivey, who speaks Monday at London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights, says there’s more recognition these days about how rights sales contribute to publishing revenue, even as the industry eyes Brexit’s approach.
At Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum 2019: To Diversify or Double Down on Core Business?
Publishers are under pressure to balance core business goals and new opportunities—a tension that the 2019 Publishers’ Forum will address in Berlin.