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  • The 2013 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a destination literary and arts festival created in response to the Bali bombings in 2002

  • New French Book Festival Starts in Paris

    The Festival des Ecrivains du Monde, a celebration of world literature, began in Paris Friday September 20, continued through the weekend and carried over for two days in Lyon where it ends today.

  • Beijing 2013: Savvy Publishers, Closer Collaboration

    Almost everybody reported increased sales to China, and no one had failed to note (and welcome) the changes within the Chinese reading and publishing community.

  • Guinness World Records Signs Deal with China’s Largest ELT Publisher

    In a ceremony at the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair, Guinness World Records (GWR) and China’s Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing (FLTRP) signed an agreement for the publication of the 2014 Chinese-language edition of the Guinness World Records annual book.

  • Beijing 2013: Stronger Partnerships, Broader Markets

    The second day of the Beijing International Book Fair continued to see crowded booths and satisfied exhibitors despite the 80-minute (or longer) commute from the city center to the three-year-old new exhibition center.

  • Beijing 2013: Richer Program, Wider Participation

    More than 2,260 publishers from 76 countries are expected to attend the 20th Beijing International Book Fair which runs from August 28 to September 1.

  • BEA 2013: Shanghai’s New Children’s Book Fair

    The inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair will be held November 7–10, with the first two days dedicated to trade, and the remaining days open to the public.

  • BEA 2013: Editors Panel Participants Buzz About Life, Death, and Everything In Between

    If there was a common theme to the six books presented by six editors at the Editors Buzz panel at Javits Wednesday, it could be that “hell is other people,” and death, just like birth, is an inevitable fact of life.

  • Shanghai Gets New Children’s Book Fair

    The inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), to be held at the Shanghai Mart Exhibition Center, is set for November 7-10.

  • Another Big Year Expected for LéaLA: Spanish Supplement Spring 2013

    In just three short years, LéaLA has become the largest Hispanic book fair in the U.S.

  • Bologna 2013: An Emphasis on Middle-Grade and Realistic Fiction

    Despite cold, rainy weather and scheduling that rubbed up against Passover and Easter, attendees at this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair reported that foot traffic was heavy, moods were optimistic, and business was getting done.

  • Bologna 2013: Photos from the Fair

    As the Bologna Children's Book Fair draws to a close, join us for a photo-tour of the fair, from the espresso-fueled activity on the trade show floor to the afterparties, awards ceremonies, and meetings between longtime friends and colleagues.

  • Finding 'Firsts' at the Bologna Book Fair

    Bologna is celebrating its golden anniversary, and although one of the joys of the fair is reconnecting with longtime colleagues and friends from around the world, there are also many firsts this year: new lists launching, first-time attendees taking it all in, and Bologna veterans returning in new roles.

  • Bologna Celebrates 50 Years in Style (and at Length)

    On Tuesday night, hundreds of children’s book publishers and other Bologna Children’s Book Fair attendees filled the Teatro Comunale, Bologna’s opera house, for a grand anniversary gala and awards ceremony to celebrate the fair’s 50th anniversary.

  • Bologna 2013: All Our Coverage

    Catch up on all the goings on at the Bologna Children's Book Fair with PW's coverage of the show, collected here.

  • TOC Bologna 2013: Brand Strategy, Empowered Consumers, and an 'Ecosystem of Storytelling'

    Books and authors as brands, being smart about entering the app race, and the empowerment of consumers – especially kids – were major themes at the third annual Tools of Change Bologna conference, held Sunday, March 24, the day before the opening of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

  • The Big Books U.S. Agents Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

    What will be hot in the rights center at this year’s London confab?

  • A Weekend at the Paris Cookbook Festival

    The Paris Cookbook Fair took place February 22–24 in the Carrousel du Louvre, below the French museum’s famous pyramid. The fair brought in nearly 3,000 attendees to visit 102 booths of publishers, writers, and agents.

  • Bologna at 50: Looking Back, Forging Ahead

    For many children's book industry professionals around the globe, a trip to the Bologna Children's Book Fair has become a familiar, and always welcome, rite of spring.

  • Conflicting with Two Religious Holidays, Bologna 2013 Scheduling Raises Eyebrows

    Anyone in children's book publishing, who has already booked their travel to the 2013 Bologna Book Fair, may have noticed that flights were slightly more expensive than usual, and accommodations more scarce.

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