Category: News

The Markets Conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair (Part 1)

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

How are international book markets being changed by the rapid pace of globalization? This was the central question linking presentations at last month’s The Markets conference at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Developed in partnership with Publishing Perspectives, and taking place on the eve of the publishing industry’s largest trade event, this year’s conference theme continued to focus on the globalized nature of 21st century publishing and highlighted the industry’s current accelerated rate of change.

11/30/2017 | Book Fairs, Digital, Events, Export, Marketing, News, Rights

Chez l’Éditeur – Literary Café in the spotlight

By: Kristina Brazeau

The inviting window of the literary café Chez L’Éditeur encourages passersby to stop in. Its bright, modern interior and shelves laden with books – available for customers to read on site – make it a unique spot to linger.

09/19/2017 | Interview, Marketing, News

Strong interest in Canadian books according to a BookNet Canada survey

By: Kristina Brazeau

BookNet Canada reports that Canadian books and authors are gaining in popularity and awareness among Canadians. To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, BookNet revisited its Canadians Reading Canadians survey to see if the attitudes of Canadians towards Canadian books and authors had changed over the past five years.

09/12/2017 | Digital, News

Digital Book World 2017: Part 2

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

More recaps of the sessions we attended at Digital Book World. A conversation on how to work effectively with the media and insights into the future of audiobooks. How to Work More Effectively with the Media The room was packed for the panel of book reporters and reviewers, radio and television producers, and bookers from some of the top U.S. national outlets. As discussed in our previous blog post about DBW 2017, there are many new ways to market books. Despite what some may think, the strongholds of traditional media still have clout.

03/02/2017 | Digital, Events, Export, Marketing, News, Rights

Canada will be the Guest of Honour at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

The Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 Committee (CanadaFBM2020), formed by associations representing Canadian-owned book publishers, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) and Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL), and supported by export associations Livres Canada Books and Québec Edition, applauds Canada’s acceptance of the invitation to be Guest of Honour (GoH) of the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2020. See the press release

10/07/2016 | Book Fairs, Events, Export, Livres Canada Books, News, Rights