Taking into account a couple of cases of talented writers crossing borders, some 10 nations are represented in our new rights roundup, spanning a clutch of interesting genres and rights opportunities.
Addressing world political issues through the creative industries’ perspectives, the international series of Hay Festival events has announced that its programming in Spain will feature issues of ‘coexistence, the future of Europe, and debates on gender.’
Italian book publishing icon Stefano Mauri speaks at the Readmagine conference about how the digital dynamic has affected Italy’s book marketplace.
Casa del Lector is a community space in Madrid that hosts events for the public and families with the goal of promoting building reading habits.
From European markets recovering from financial losses to translation in the US market and book-pricing differences based on authors’ genders, a ‘Beyond the Book’ panel at BookExpo looked at recent coverage of the books industry.
Creating original serialized content—as in the case of streaming on-demand services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix—holds the key to success for audiobook subscriptions, says Storytel España in a new report.
Now with more than 100 contests as part of its writing-and-reading mix, the Dutch platform Sweek is working a Spanish-language competition, #Soytalento, into the program.
In our interview with Grano de Sal, a brand-new publishing house in Mexico City, we learn that the publisher is looking for edgy books and world Spanish rights.
Several international participants in next week’s Children’s Books Salon–produced by Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives–speak to us about the children’s book sector in their respective markets today.
Bookwire expands its ebook distribution business in Spain. And a new survey finds that American libraries see rising demand for non-English language content.