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.
Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
Spain will use its 2021 appearance as the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor to raise awareness of Spanish-language literature and creative industries.
During the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Catalan Publishers Association issued a statement rejecting violence and trusting ‘the word’ as a tool to solve conflict.
Barcelona’s Pontas Agency is coming into Frankfurter Buchmesse’s packed LitAg in October with a strong list of contenders, heavy on debuts.