This week’s 2023 Thessaloniki International Book Fair features a new rights center and an invitational fellowship program.
Sasha Marianna Salzmann To Speak at the German Trade Peace Prize Ceremony
The two-time German Book Prize nominee Sasha Salzmann will speak when Serhiy Zhadan is given the German Trade’s Peace Prize.
Interview: Klett-Cotta’s Tom Kraushaar on German Independents and ‘Publisher Days’
Seven German book publishers—’competitors in real life,’ says Klett-Cotta publisher Tom Kraushaar—look forward to the next gathering.
Rights Outlook: Books From Québec Flourishing in German
Recently translated literature from Québec may find new life as part of Guest of Honor Canada’s program at Frankfurter Buchmesse. (Sponsored)
Frisch & Co.: A New Int’l E-book Pub from Ex-Open Letter Books Editor
E.J. Van Lanen, formerly of Open Letter Books has launched Frisch & Co., an e-book company to translate international fiction, starting with two Suhrkamp titles.
A Self-Help Rights Guide for Independent Publishers
Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Berlin’s Suhrkamp Verlag, has written ‘Rights: Buying. Protecting. Selling’ to help publishers make the best choices.
Laurenz Bolliger to Join Dumont Buchverlag
By Siobhan O’Leary Starting July 1st, Laurenz Bolliger will be heading up the international fiction program for Dumont Buchverlag. Bolliger was most recently at Suhrkamp. Prior to that, he was editor-in-chief of the paperback division of Berlin Verlag, focused on acquiring international fiction. Dumont’s international authors include John Cheever, Michel Houellebecq and Haruki Murakami.