‘To tamper with an author’s words when he or she is no longer with us to express an opinion is sacrilege,’ Richard Charkin writes.
At Bologna: The ‘Taiwan Stories Market’ Program
Taiwan Stories Market program at the 2023 Bologna Children’s Book Fair features award-winning illustrators and events. Sponsored.
Children’s Rights Edition: Frankfurt Offers a New Publishers Rights Center
The 75th edition of Frankfurter Buchmesse has announced the opening of a Publishers Rights Center, with registration now available.
Children’s Rights Edition: A 16th ‘Bologna Licensing Trade Fair/Kids’ in Italy
This important hub of the overall rights activity, the Bologna Licensing Trade Fair features some of the biggest brands and its own awards.
Children’s Rights Roundup: ‘Buy Ukrainian Book Rights’
Our Rights Roundup of young readers’ titles, authors, and illustrators ahead of Bologna.
London’s Folio Society Teams With Bologna Book Plus on Illustrations
England’s Folio Society has partnered this year with Bologna Book Plus on programming and an award in the trade show’s Illustrators Café.
China Bestsellers in January: A Three-Adaptation Problem
Now with three serial adaptations either on the air or in post-production, Liu Cixin’s ‘The Three-Body Problem’ rockets up the charts.
IPA’s Prix Voltaire Deadline Week: Censorship, Bannings
Amid final nominations for IPA’s Prix Voltaire, book bannings and charges of censorship raise new controversies in children’s content.
Germany’s Books at Berlinale: The Gaeb Agency’s Bettina Wißmann
Germany’s 2023 Books at Berlinale program today includes Bettina Wißmann’s presentation of Fernanda Melchor’s ‘This Is Not Miami.’
What ‘AI’ Isn’t: An Interview With Thomas Cox on ChatGPT
When a software like ChatGPT gets it wrong, ‘It has no idea that it’s not the truth,’ Thomas Cox says, describing a dilemma for publishers.