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  • In Its Fifth Year, Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Continues to Grow

    Widely acknowledged as the biggest event dedicated to children’s content in Asia, the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) has successfully wrapped up its fifth outing, which ran from November 17-19.

  • Bologna Book Fair Renovations to Force Some Exhibitors to Move

    The 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair will see changes resulting from a €100 million renovation taking place at the exhibition center.

  • Sharjah Draws More Rights Attention

    The Book Fair's rights event is growing, thanks in part to grant support for translation projects spawned at the event being offered by organizers as incentive to strike deals.

  • Setting the Stage for Guadalajara 2017

    The largest Spanish-language book fair, which will run from November 25 to December 3 in 2017, expects another banner year.

  • Sharjah Publishing City Opens, 'PW' in Arabic Launches

    The 40-acre site which houses offices, an auditorium and a library (among other things), opened on October 30. Coinciding with the opening of the site, was the launch of an Arabic-language edition of 'Publishers Weekly.'

  • PNBA Doubles Binc Donation for Wildfire Relief

    The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association will double its annual gift to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation in support of booksellers in Northern California.

  • Beijing Book Fair 2017: New Segments and Different Opportunities Await

    Non-stop meetings and packed booths were two constants at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), which runs from August 23 to 27.

  • Beijing Book Fair 2017: Changing with the Times and Market Demands

    Traditionally, the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has focused on educational books, STM titles, and children’s books—in that order. This year’s event, which opens today and runs until August 27, is markedly different with many more categories represented.

  • Canada's Top Lit Fest Announces Author Line-up

    The International Festival of Authors, which returns to the Toronto Harbourfront Center this October 19-29, will feature over 60 fiction writers and poets including Canadian authors Barbara Gowdy and Frances Itani.

  • Scouting the Guatemala International Book Fair

    The 14th edition of the Guatemala International Book Fair saw a boom in attendance and a slew of panels focusing on regional interests.

  • Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

    PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival.

  • In the World of Books, Sharjah Is a Rising Star

    Ten years ago, publishers might have struggled to find the emirate on a map. Today, it's home to a blossoming book scene, the Sharjah International Book Fair, and the hot Arabic-language kids' publisher Kalimat.

  • New York Rights Fair Set for Spring 2018

    The inaugural New York Rights Fair will run May 30 – June 1, 2018, and will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. The three-day fair will cover rights sales negotiation and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film, and digital channels.

  • Bologna 2017: Total Attendees Up 2%, Foreigners Up 15%

    The Bologna Children's Book Fair's official attendance numbers are in. Last week's show drew 26,743 people, putting attendance 2% higher than at last year's event.

  • First Wave of BookCon Panels Announced

    The announced panels include appearances from authors Dan Brown, Margaret Atwood, Veronica Roth, Rainbow Rowell, and Shea Serrano and pop culture icons including Bill Nye, Jeffrey Tambor, and Krysten Ritter.

  • Bologna 2017: Photos from the Fair

    Check out the sights of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair with our photo-tour.

  • Bologna 2017: Varied Perspectives from Asian Publishers

    Social responsibility, language learning, and outside-the-box booth design were among the topics of conversation among Asian publishers at the Bologna fair.

  • Bologna 2017: First Impressions as the Fair Gets Underway

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair got off to a quiet but steady start on Monday with agents and publishers noting the continuing popularity of middle grade.

  • Bologna Confirms 2018 NYC Rights Show

    At the Bologna Children’s Book Fair today, BolognaFiere, the organizer of the event as well as 75 other trade shows around the world, announced plans to start a new trade show focused on rights and licensing in New York City in spring 2018.

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