The public-facing ReedPop program, now postponed from May to late July, is producing a fund-raising Saturday afternoon program to help booksellers.
The FEP is stressing to a meeting of EU culture ministers that publishing industries face ‘a cumulative loss of some 25 percent’ in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even as New Delhi’s air quality improves during the nation’s lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis.
Berlin’s Hatje Cantz is using the pandemic’s restrictions to explore art and its books, and New York’s MoMA offers educators’s tools to parents.
The 69-nation International Publishers Association joins the #LearningNeverStops coalition led by UNESCO to respond to the education crisis.
As print sales fall, Czech publisher Grada focuses on its digital subscription platform and much-needed tech upgrades to meet the growing demand for digital content.
The original languages of the novels shortlisted for the International Booker Prize are Spanish, German, Dutch, Farsi, and Japanese.
ProQuest platform users are being given access to the Coronavirus Research Database which aggregates and parses COVID-19 content for fast access by researchers.
In an attempt to maintain its place in international rights for children’s and YA content, Bologna Children’s Book Fair announces an online trading program.
In Germany, a prize never yet awarded is canceled, as ALTA’s program of American translation awards adjusts deadlines, and a UK program for independent writer announces its prizes online.