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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    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.

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