Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair.
The arrivals of a UK and fully operative Japan site later this month are the latest in NetGalley’s ongoing international expansion.
From bestsellers to controversies, evidence of progress and industry concerns—the issues UK publishers point to will be the stuff of Frankfurt chats this week.
Tackling what agent Andrew Wylie calls “a profound moral question” for world publishing and more, The Markets is an issues-driven conference for a sharply relevant business in world dynamics.
Surprise–for Kazuo Ishiguro and industry–mixes with reassurance as the Swedish Academy returns to more traditional interpretations of the literature Nobel.
Canongate flies in author Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Haig’s previous titles sold into 22 countries.
In humor and praise, Nielsen Book’s Mo Siewcharran is remembered in London as someone ‘who always saw the bigger picture.’
Now with a ‘pitch slam’ event in which writers present projects to agents, the November ‘Writer’s Summit’ is co-chaired by The Guardian’s Alison Flood.
The three winners of the Forward Prizes for Poetry have been announced. Now in their 26th year, the prizes aim to raise the visibility of poetry and poets.
Nielsen Book’s Andre Breedt sees more change ahead for international publishing. Here’s a preview of his talk at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s flagship conference on October 10.