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  • 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.

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