Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
The chief of St. Petersburg’s comics and graphic novels publisher Bumknigo says it’s unlikely the sector will find the traction it has in France or the US.
Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have launched a literary agency specialized in mentoring and promoting African middle-grade and teen fiction.
Our rights highlights in this roundup come from France, Greece, Canada, Germany, Catalan Spain, and Japan by way of North Korea.
Canadian reading platform Wattpad expands its footprint in the Philippines: it’s launching a new YA and romance imprint, Bliss Books, with Anvil Publishing.
Wanting to see more African characters in children’s books—both in Africa and internationally—publishers Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have formed a new partnership.
As the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair opens, we bring you a selection of rights deals to children’s and YA titles from Slovenia, Finland, Germany, and the USA.
The talent and content development groupo Huayi Brothers Korea is the latest company to strike up a partnership with Wattpad Studios’ Asia division.
The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers’ content translated into English.
Under the aegis of Ashleigh Gardner, Wattpad Studios’ deputy general manager for publishing, the reading and writing platform at last has announced the development of its own publishing wing, Wattpad Books.