‘The buzz and energy’ around the in-person Frankfurter Buchmesse, says Stephanie Barrouillet, ‘is needed.’
The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment points out that 20 of the 25 finalists were written or published in the city.
The children’s publisher Kids Can Press has partnered with Nelvana to develop content from Black writers, submissions opening now.
‘NPD Books’ Brenna Connor says there’s a possibility that the American market will go into the autumn with double-digit year-to-date gains.
The multicultural publisher of children’s books Lee & Low buys the 130-book list of El Paso’s bilingual Cinco Puntos Press.
The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena.
The Jhalak Prize program, for five years honoring writers of color, this year adds a specific new recognition for children’s and YA books.
Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market’s progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns.
Yu Miri and translator Morgan Giles win the 2020 National Book Awards category for translated literature, and Charles Yu wins for fiction.
Authors whose work is featured today are writing from Singapore, the States, Norway, Italy, Finland, Canada, Germany, and the UK.