The third iteration of Germany’s publishing startup incubator ContentShift features mentoring and a €10,000 prize announced at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. And the first outing for a new YA translation honor will flag the book to American librarians.
The 2018 Man Booker International shortlist spans four European languages: French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, and includes Han Kang and Deborah Smith, who won in 2016.
From the Nordic-lifestyle parody of ‘Pantsdrunk’ to the darkly courageous revelations of the aftermath of rape in ‘I Will Find You,’ there’s range in both content and rights availabilities here.
A forthcoming biography of Formula 1 driver Kimi Räikkönen from Siltala Publishing in Finland is generating big buzz—and big deals—at the London Book Fair.
This year, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is offering translation funding for literary and children’s titles that have won the award, with the goal of increasing the readership for Arabic books.
Our latest spring rights deal roundup ahead of the London Book Fair includes a Korean suspense novel sold into 8 territories, an ‘intentional living’ manifesto sold to 22 territories, and a Swedish thriller with 16 deals so far.
Syrian author Khalil Sweileh wins the Literature category of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award, which celebrates Arabic writing and culture with annual prizes worth US$1.9 million.
Sharjah collaborates with Conakry, Guinea—the 2017 World Book Capital—to restore the city’s Djibril Tamsir Niane Library. And Kalimat is in production with its Gallimard translation exchange.
Chinese publisher Shandong Education Press held an event at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair to launch its new ‘BIB Award Winning Series’ of picture book illustrations and a Nepali rights deal for education series ‘Different Math Stories’.
At Bologna Children’s Book Fair and London Book Fair, the Amazon Publishing rights team packs dependable titles—and the retail muscle to make all boats float.