The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
As the BookExpo rights trading center returns to the Javits Center with the rest of the trade show—and now branded as the New York Rights Fair—a discussion series is included.
Audiobooks’ sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association’s program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019.
Ask Boos what he and his fellow book fair directors have in common, and he’ll tell you it’s what they don’t have in common that counts.
‘If there’s no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,’ attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
Smaller and quieter, this year’s BookExpo hums with anticipation about a new marketing analytics tool meant to boost success on Amazon.com.
Nobody’s wrong, there’s no blame here, and no easy answers, either. But world publishing has a calendar-stuffing problem and we’re giddy on jet fuel: we can do better.