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  • 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.

  • BolognaFiere to Launch Rights-Oriented Trade Show In 2018 in NYC

    Bologna Children’s Book Fair organizer BolognaFiere will launch a new book industry trade show focused on publishing and international rights and licensing in New York in June 2018.

  • Bologna 2017: Agents Talk Children's and YA Trends

    We asked a number of agents and scouts attending this year’s Bologna fair to talk about the trends they’ve been noticing: in themes, in genres, and in international demand.

  • Bologna Children's Book Fair Preview 2017

    This year's Bologna Children's Book Fair promises to be a colorful mashup of art, commerce, and technology.

  • Despite Embargo, U.S., Cuba Publishers Invoke Solidarity at Havana Book Fair

    The second annual U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba saw dozens of publishing professionals travel to Havana to learn about the publishing scene there, and what possibilities there may be in the future.

  • Despite Politics, U.S. Mission to Cuba Ends with Optimism

    The second U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba ended its visit to the country on a note of optimism over future relations while acknowledging political realities under the new U.S. administration.

  • American Publishers Return to Cuba

    A contingent of 31 American publishers have traveled to Havana as part of the U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba.

  • Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

    The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores.

  • Sharjah’s Publishing City to Open Soon

    The United Arab Emirates imports some $125 million worth of books each year, most of them in English.

  • Attendance at Guadalajara Book Fair Up 3%

    Total attendance at the recently concluded Guadalajara International Book Fair was about 813,000, a 3% increase over 2015. The number of publishers in attendance rose to 2,042, up from 1,983 last year.

  • Andrew Wylie Makes First Appearance at Guadalajara

    Literary agent Andrew Wylie delivered a keynote at the Guadalajara Book Fair and shared stories from his storied career.

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