The Dutch Foundation for Literature is offering translators a fixed fee for sample translations and additional support to publishers on production, promotion.
As the pandemic narrows sales channels in publishing and other industries, Frankfurter Buchmesse’s The Arts+ offers a new forum for creative content.
Offering a ‘360-degree view of the potential, Italy’s agents are organizing ADALI during the ‘critical situation’ imposed by COVID-19.
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Industry Notes: Set for mid-January, Germany’s Future!Publish calls for proposals, as Publishing Scotland kicks off this year’s translation grants.
The virtual 2020 Bologna Children’s Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children’s Publishers of the Year announcement.
Having taken a major stake in the UK-based Quarto Group, Florence’s Giunti Editore is ‘doing everything possible’ to give workers a safe return.
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
With in-person rights meetings on hold during the pandemic, FILI and other Nordic literary organizations guarantee 50-percent translation funding for approved grant applications.
‘Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,’ says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider.