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.
Talking of ‘innovative and affordable solutions to assist schools and universities,’ Odilo announces a deal with the European Commission.
A good agency’s character is ‘built with many authors, not single ones.’ CBQ’s Claudia Bernaldo di Quiros offers five titles making rights sales.
From the Los Angeles Review of Books: Focusing on one region at a time, UK independent house Peter Owen is translating titles in groups of three at a time.
Coming in September, the Spanish iteration of the Hay Festival at Segovia events features a focus on cities and current events. Tickets now are on sale.