The program Ethan Hawke and others co-founded to honor published authors aged 35 and younger now is in its 20th year, a winner to be named in the fall.
Saying that the book is no longer a business model in itself, Roger Casas-Alatriste insists on a transmedial approach for publishers.
The UK’s Royal Voluntary Service for the elderly is the charity of the year at London Book Fair, which is also honoring young publishing players.
Operating as ‘a trustworthy defender of copyright and its members’ interests,’ IFRRO installs a new board. And the AAP hires Cara Duckworth from RIAA.
Valérie Lévy-Soussan, founder of Audiolib, has tracked France’s audiobook market from CDs in the early 2000s to streaming and download formats.
With lectures, panel discussions, and commercial presentations in both German and English, the new Frankfurt Audio Stage in Hall 3.1 will be busy.
Nathan Hull at Beat Technologies introduces his new Fabel platform for publishers to sell ebook and audiobooks directly to consumers.
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
First word of programming for the new Frankfurt Audio Summit features a keynote from Spotify in Europe and plans for a multi-dimensional exhibition area in Hall 3.1.
Focusing on issues specific to African creators, Nwaogu twins built platform Publiseer to enable writers and musicians sell their content online.