With its new YA imprint Loqueleo launched in Guadalajara, Spanish publisher Santillana targets 100 million pupils in Spain and Latin America.
Manuel Gil challenges assertions that Spain’s book industry is diverse and competitive, calling them science fiction.
Mexican author Fernando del Paso wins the Cervantes Prize, considered the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish language.
Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico.
Tekstum is a new company offering big data analytics for the Spanish market that analyzes everything from social media impact to the emotions present in books.
Despite media reports to the contrary, Spain’s publishing industry is robust and diverse, and investing for the future, writes Antonio María Ávila.
Diana Aldana of Mexico’s Turner Libros says that with its large population and market, Mexico has become the new El Dorado of Spanish publishing.
Literary agent Carmen Balcells was a ground-breaking entrepreneur and much admired. Now the question is, after her death, where will her authors turn?
Mexico’s publishing industry has great potential, but the lack of organized government is a persistent problem, argues Déborah Holtz of Trilce Ediciones.
Alejandro Piscitelli argues that machine driven book analytics is a practical tool to help society deal with the exponential increase in book publications.