Is Digital Spanish-language Content a Missed Opportunity for the Americans?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses the burgeoning Spanish-language market for digital content. During BookExpo America earlier this year, we offered several articles discussing the state of Spanish-language publishing in North America, where the Hispanic book buying market is estimated at about $1 billion, of which 30-35% of those sales are in Spanish-language books. At the time, we wondered¬†“Whatever …

Whatever Happened to US Spanish-language Publishing?

In Global Trade Talk by Emily Williams

This article originally appeared in our printed BEA Show Daily, which you can read in its entirety here. By Emily Williams With Spain as the Global Market Focus this year, we thought it worthwhile to look at the existing market for Spanish-language books in the US. The Hispanic book buying market is estimated at about $1 billion, of which 30-35% …

Is Spanish Language Publishing in the US an Untapped Market?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead article by Emily Williams describes how even as demand for Spanish language books in the US continues to rise, libraries struggle to meet the demand. Not only are their budgets for book acquisitions being slashed, increasingly they can’t find the types and quality of books they need. We’ve asked before, “Whatever Happened to Spanish Language …

US Librarians Turn to Guadalajara, E-books to Meet Demand for Spanish Language Readers

In Growth Markets by Emily Williams

By Emily Williams In the small boom in Spanish-language publishing over the past decade, even as big publishers and major chain bookstores worked to ramp up their offerings for Spanish readers, libraries have played an irreplaceable role in serving the needs of Spanish-speaking communities around the country and in connecting readers to the right books.¬†As part of our look into …