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European Book Fairs. Facts and Figures

Europe features a rich variety of national and international book fairs. Traditionally, the former are the most important appointment for books and reading promotion: open to the grand public, they..

By Aldus network
December 07, 2016

Events

DECEMBER 9, 2016, h. 11.00 - 11.45, Più libri più liberi

Selling and buying rights. When the fairs change geography

Bookfairs are the instrument for a publisher to buy and sell authors’ rights. In occasion of the second edition of the “Observatory on the sale and the purchase of rights”, organized..

DECEMBER 9, 2016, h. 12.00 - 12.45, Più libri più liberi

There are 400.000 euros for you. The new European tender for translations

DECEMBER 7, 2016, h. 17.00 - 17.45, Più libri più liberi

The audiobooks’ market. Whispers and screams: the readers are listening

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Report on publishing in Italy 2016: Highlights

The Italian book market makes an official return to growth after four years of crisis. This is what the numbers say, and not only turnover data. The sector turns its..

By AIE Research Department
December 08, 2016

Italian books abroad (and foreign books in Italy) 2016

By AIE and Giornale della Libreria
December 08, 2016

Events

EUPL sponsors Tuesday morning coffee at the Fair
OCTOBER 18, 2016, h. 9.00 - 11.00, Frankfurt Book Messe

In the morning of the 18th October, come and drink coffee and learn more about EUPL winners in the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre as well as in the Publisher’s..

Promoting translation rights with the help of prizes: Accelerators for success?
OCTOBER 18, 2016, h. 3.00 pm, Frankfurt Book Messe

How can prizes stimulate the translation of works of lesser spoken languages and emerging authors? Which are the opportunities and how to access and better exploit these instruments? In the..

The Arts+: the politics of creativity
OCTOBER 19, 2016, h. 13.30- 15.00, Frankfurt Book Fair

Breaking the mould: Innovation policies for the European creative and cultural sectors The creative and cultural sectors create jobs and growth in the European context today. Their creativity often spills..

Lithuania as guest of honour at the Leipzig Book Fair 2017 programme
OCTOBER 19, 2016, h 14.00, Frankfurt Book Fair

The Lithuanian Publishers’ Association will present Lithuania as Guest of Honour of Leipzig bookfair 2017, promoting a country focus on the book market of the Baltic country. Warm welcome from:  ..

Ask the expert: Consulting on the Creative Europe Programme by the European Union
OCTOBER 19, 2016, h. 16- 17.30, Frankfurt Book Fair

Funding for culture and publishing ventures is an increasingly important topic for publishers. Experts from funding institutions DG Culture and Executive Agency Creative Europe will disseminate information about funding possibilities..

Reading à la carte in France: a literary land presents itself
OCTOBER 20, 2016, h 8.30 - 9.30, Frankfurt Book Fair

France will be Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017. To let international publishers, literary editors and scouts familiarize themselves with current trends in the French book market,..

EUPL reception with international publishers and agents
OCTOBER 20, 2016, h. 16.00-18.00, Frankfurt Book Fair

The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) invites you to celebrate the Slovenian EUPL 2016 winning author Jasmin B. Frelih who will be present at the Slovenian Stand. The event..

European Union Prize for Literature: chances and opportunities
OCTOBER 21, 2016, h 16.00- 17.00, Frankfurt Book Fair

Diversity, the will to experiment, and an understanding of literature that crosses borders: three cultural-political viewpoints upheld by the “European Union Prize for Literature”. What is the underlying concept of..

Working Meeting of European grant translation institutions
OCTOBER 22, 2016, h 11.00- 13.00, Frankfurt Book Fair

Annual working meeting of the European network whose members are investing in translation support programmes – with the aim to give their literatures increased visibility internationally and in their respective..

Reading Europe – new approaches to the promotion and networking of European book markets
OCTOBER 22, 2016, h 14.00- 15.30, Frankfurt Book Fair

What tools do the intermediaries of literature need in order to devise innovative promotion formats? The Frankfurt Book Fair presents three successful models. The Network of European Book Fairs, ALDUS,..

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Report on publishing in Italy 2016: Highlights

The Italian book market makes an official return to growth after four years of crisis. This is what the numbers say, and not only turnover data. The sector turns its..

Italian books abroad (and foreign books in Italy) 2016

This guide presents most of the addresses and reference details of professionals in the publishing sector, for both Italian and foreign operators concerned with the import/export of books and publishing..

European Book Fairs. Facts and Figures

Europe features a rich variety of national and international book fairs. Traditionally, the former are the most important appointment for books and reading promotion: open to the grand public, they..

Metadata as opportunity

As the success of the 2015 edition proved, the EDItEUR’s International Supply Chain Seminar, relaunched last year as a mini-conference one day ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, is an..

Reading Europe – new approaches to the promotion and networking of European book markets

On 22 October 2016, FEP participated in a workshop organised by the Frankfurt Book Fair in the framework of the Aldus project to discuss new approaches to the promotion and..

Frankfurt Rights Meeting 2016

On 18 October 2016, FEP participated in the 2016 edition of the Frankfurt Rights Meeting, an annual conference and networking opportunity for professionals engaged in international rights licensing and promotion…

Creative Europe – Literary Translation Projects grants

On 20 October, FEP attended a presentation of the EU 4-year support programme for publishers for literary translation projects, by Arnaud Pasquali and Piero Fratini, from the Education, Audiovisual and..

THE ARTS+ – The politics of creativity

On 19 October 2016, FEP attended a workshop on “The politics of creativity” within THE ARTS+, the space dedicated to the international cultural economy and new business models in the..

European Book Fairs united: The European Book Fairs’ Network ALDUS in Frankfurt

A European newcomer to this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair was ALDUS, the network of European book fairs. “The Frankfurt Book Fair has long-established ties with over 20 book fairs all..

Innovation Day in Brussels

On 12 October, FEP, in collaboration with STM, organised an Innovation Day in Brussels, in the framework of the Aldus project. It was an innovative event format to show the..

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