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  • 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.

  • PRH Pulls Out of Rescheduled Bologna Book Fair

    Penguin Random House has become the second of the Big Five U.S. publishers to announce it would not attend this year's rescheduled Bologna Children's Book Fair.

  • S&S Pulls Out of Bologna, Fair Offers Refunds

    Simon & Schuster has pulled out of this year’s rescheduled Bologna Book Fair; the fair says it will make a decision about the future of this year's event before the end of the month.

  • Select Spanish-Language Titles: March 2020

    A listing of recent and upcoming Spanish-language books.

  • Bologna Book Fair Moves to May Due to Coronavirus

    The Bologna International Children's Book Fair has been rescheduled to May due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus; it had originally been planned to run from March 30 to April 2 and will now be held from May 4 to May 7.

  • Spain’s Publishing Goliaths Trade Blows

    Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial and Planeta's fight for supremacy of Spanish-language publishing was on full display at the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair.

  • Guadalajara Book Fair Continues to Grow in Importance

    The largest book event for publishers and authors in the Spanish-speaking world is burgeoning in size and value year after year.

  • Montreal's Book and Translation Fair Stirs Envy

    English-speaking Canada has no equivalent to the Salon du Livre de Montréal, which attracted more than 100,000 French-language book buyers. The annual event, which took place last week, is also a forum for Canada's publishers to talk shop and trade rights.

  • Istanbul Book Fair Celebrated Its 38th Edition

    The 38th edition of the International Istanbul Book Fair drew 800 exhibitors, 605,000 visitors, and held over 300 activities.

  • Shanghai Children’s Book Fair: Riding High on Market Growth

    Exhibitors at the seventh edition of the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair were buoyed by a general perception of a booming Chinese children’s book market keen to buy rights and try new ideas.

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