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The titles agencies expect to fly at the virtual London Book Fair

While a lot of the usual LBF rights-trading focused on agencies’ and publishers’ own online ‘fairs’, there are a still a number of hot titles around this summer’s digital event  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 12:02:21 UTC ]
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Attendees positive about digital LBF as agencies see rights 'mini-jump'

The virtual London Book Fair, which began on 7th June, has come to a close, with fairgoers generally positive about the new offering, despite some technological grievances. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 07:11:56 UTC ]
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Deals of LBF past

What happens to the ‘hot books’ at the London Book Fair, once the dust has settled and the ink has dried on those often lucrative contracts? Tom Tivnan delves into the annals of past LBFs to look at how acquisitions at the fair have fared, using the all-new barometer of success: the Julietometer... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 06:06:33 UTC ]
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From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit

The pandemic's effects on bookselling have been mingled with those of Brexit, as booksellers from Sweden and Ireland explain. The post From London Book Fair: European Booksellers on Brexit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-02 17:03:17 UTC ]
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10 Arabic titles that should be translated into English

With Sharjah as London Book Fair’s guest of honour in 2022, the time is nigh – nay, now – for publishers to acquire Arabic titles for translation. But where to start? Unlike other languages such as Korean or Swedish, which have robust agenting infrastructure, very few Arab authors have agents to... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-06-29 14:19:46 UTC ]
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Rise of 'hybrid authors' as writers buy back their rights

The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners

The winners of the honors are to discuss their work in some of London Book Fair's all-digital programming on June 29. The post London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-03 11:42:40 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

London Book Fair's 'What Works?' education conference will take a series of looks at educational issues arising from the pandemic. The post London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-14 21:02:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist

These awards include recognition for rights professionals, audiobook publishers, bookstores, educational learning resources, and more. The post London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-10 13:31:32 UTC ]
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Revenue at Reed Exhibitions Sank 71% Last Year

The company behind the London Book Fair, the “retired” BookExpo, and other publishing-adjacent events saw revenue plunge by 71% in 2020 compared to 2019. Reed said that, due to the pandemic, it is managing its 2021 event schedule “flexibly.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday

In last year's International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize. The post London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-18 20:52:50 UTC ]
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Bologna moves to June 2021 as Thomas appointed for new conference

Bologna Children's Book Fair has changed its 2021 dates to 14th–17th June and appointed Jacks Thomas, formerly of the London Book Fair, as guest director of a new general publishing conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 08:09:07 UTC ]
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Publishers split on LBF's decision to reschedule

Publishers have expressed mixed views on the London Book Fair's decision to postpone from March to late June 2021, with some welcoming the development while others complained the timing disrupts the natural rhythm of the publishing calendar. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:22:41 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces June Dates for 2021

Reed  Exhibitions' Andy Ventris follows Jacks Thomas as the new director of London Book Fair, which expects to return to spring dates by 2022. The post London Book Fair Announces June Dates for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-04 12:43:02 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces June-July Dates for 2021

Reed  Exhibitions' Andy Ventris follows Jacks Thomas as the new director of London Book Fair, which expects to return to spring dates by 2022. The post London Book Fair Announces June-July Dates for 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-04 12:43:02 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020

You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy. The post Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-20 15:15:08 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus. The post Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-17 15:13:03 UTC ]
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London Book & Screen Week and CAMEOs cancelled over coronavirus

London Book & Screen Week, the consumer-facing arm of the London Book Fair, has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 12:41:54 UTC ]
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Public health advisory: hire a scout

With Bologna postponed, and the Paris, Leipzig and London book fairs cancelled, editors and agents are worried they’ll miss out on crucial deals this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 00:29:32 UTC ]
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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 08:52:23 UTC ]
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