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  • Registration Opens for PW’s U.S. Book Show

    PW's newly organized U.S. Book Show, slated to run May 25-27, 2021, is open for registration.

  • Taipei Book Fair Forced to Go Virtual

    A last-minute outbreak of Covid-19 cases at a local hospital effectively derailed the planned in-person segment of the 2021 Taipei International Book Fair, which ran from January 26 to 31 as a virtual event.

  • Virtual Guadalajara Book Fair Attracted Big Audiences

    The virtual Guadalajara International Book Fair featured 406 events with 811 speakers participating from 46 countries, including 310 authors from 38 countries. The online activities, television, and radio broadcasts attracted an audience of 21 million people.

  • Guadalajara's Book Fair Goes Digital

    The Guadalajara International Book Fair is offering a virtual program with more than 300 events, including four days of professional panels and 120 book readings and launches by authors from 38 countries.

  • Bologna Fair Moves to June 2021, Adds General Book Program

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair has changed its dates for 2021, moving from April to June 14–17.

  • The Hybrid Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Completes Run

    With travel limited, the eighth edition of the children's fair combined in-person attendance with live-streamed conferences and events.

  • Canada Shines at Frankfurt 2020

    The country will be well represented at the world’s biggest book fair. (Sponsored)

  • Bookselling Activism During the Pandemic

    At its fall show, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association members discussed how to keep activism front and center at bookstores—even as the Covid-19 crisis limits physical interaction and community events.

  • Book Fair Directors Say Live Shows Must Go On

    On the eve of the Gothenburg Book Fair, which runs September 24-28, director Frida Edman and Frankfurt's Juergen Boos have written an open letter saying virtual events are no substitute for live fairs.

  • Beijing Book Fair Makes Virtual Pivot

    The 27th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair, which would have taken place at the China International Exhibition Center from August 26 to August 30, kicked off its virtual version last week.

  • Guadalajara Fair Offers Proposals for 2020

    The organizers of the Guadalajara International Book Fair, scheduled for November 28 to December 6, may divide the fair into two venues, go virtual, or cancel altogether.

  • Frankfurt Updates Plans with Rights Platform, Virtual Content

    The Frankfurt Book Fair announced plans for an online rights platform, as well as a schedule for virtual conferences, for this year's book fair, which is scheduled for October 14-18.

  • Bologna's Virtual Fair Draws 60,000 Online Visitors

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair hosted a virtual edition of the fair from May 4–7, attracting more than 60,000 online visitors. Some 500 publishers offered 20,000 titles through a new virtual rights exchange.

  • Making the Case for In-Person International Book Fairs

    This year, many international book fairs may have to transform to virtual and socially distanced platforms, but their directors are working to find solutions.

  • Bologna Announces Best Children's Publishers of the Year

    Publishers from Australia, Canada, China, Ghana, Italy and Mexico have been named Best Children’s Publishers of the Year by the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

  • Links to Bologna Global Rights Exchange Now Live

    Fair organizers previously announced the creation of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Global Rights Exchange as part of a wider initiative to launch a virtual book fair following the cancellation of the physical event.

  • AUPresses Cancels 2020 Annual Meeting, Plans Virtual Alternative

    "The possible risks to the safety and health of our attendees, as well as the uncertain duration of current travel restrictions, have made it impossible for the in-person meeting to proceed," reads a statement from the AUPresses board of directors.

  • Bologna to Launch Virtual Fair, Rights Platform

    On May 4, the Bologna Children's Book Fair is launching a series of online initiatives, including virtual events and exhibitions, and the new Bologna Children’s Book Fair Rights Exchange, an online marketplace for rights.

  • 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair Is Canceled

    Due to the spread of the new coronavirus in Italy, the organizers of the Bologna Children's Book Fair have canceled this year's fair.

  • Hachette Latest to Leave Behind Bologna

    Hachette Book Group is the third Big Five U.S. publisher to pull out of the rescheduled Bologna Children's Book Fair, following Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House.

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