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  • Children Are Welcome at the Angoulême Comics Festival

    When comics fans invaded the town of Angoulême, France, two weeks ago for the Angoulême International Comics Festival, children were well represented. That's not surprising: Children's comics are big business in France.

  • Strong French Manga Market Begins to Dip

    In France, the manga bubble never burst—although it may be starting to deflate a bit. Last year French manga sales declined for the first time.

  • Improving Skills and Exploring New Themes: Children's Books at the Taipei International Book Fair

    At the Taipei International Book Fair, children's publishers presented Taiwan as a market open to exploring new authors, imported titles, and innovative themes.

  • LBF Announces Gaming Pavilion

    Gaming @ LBF is designed to connect the "creative and commercial talents of gaming developers, publishers and distributors with their publishing counterparts."

  • Taipei 2014: Exhibiting the Unique and Tested

    On the second day of TIBE (Taipei International Book Fair), the traffic built up significantly after most Taipei residents returned to town at the end of the Chinese New Year holidays.

  • Taipei 2014: Hosting Friends Near and Far

    The fair highlights publishers from Japan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand with a collective display on selected works from other member countries.

  • Watterson Wins at Angoulême Festival

    Calvin and Hobbes’ creator Bill Watterson won the 2014 Grand Prix, the top prize at the 41st annual Festival International de la Bande Desinée in Angoulême, France.

  • Comics Jump International Lines at Angoulême

    Europe’s biggest comics festival opened in Angoulême, France Thursday with the streets thronged with avid comics readers and the rights center jammed with meetings from publishers around the world.

  • Record Attendance at Guadalajara

    Tight security did not deter over 750,000 people (50,000 more than last year) from attending FIL—a meeting point between readers and books.

  • U.S. Publishers Increase Presence at Guadalajara

    The first ever "USA Pavilion" contributed to an increase in American publishers' participation at this year's Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL).

  • U.S. Librarians at FIL

    This year, a growing number of librarians, publishers, agents, distributors, and self-published authors have come to the largest Spanish-language book fair in the world.

  • President of Israel Opens Guadalajara Book Fair

    On November 30, President Shimon Peres opened the largest Spanish-language book fair in the world.

  • New Toronto Book Fair Announced

    BookExpo Canada closed in 2009, but now plans for a new consumer-oriented book fair in Toronto have been unveiled. The Toronto International Book Fair is currently slated for Nov. 13-16, 2014.

  • Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

    On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced.

  • Shanghai Children’s Book Fair: A Strong Foundation

    Positive reviews from exhibitors continue to roll in on the second day of the China Shanghai Children’s International Book Fair (CCBF).

  • Shanghai Children's Book Fair: Off to a Great Start

    First impressions count, and on the first day of China Shanghai Children’s International Book Fair, the heavy foot traffic just one hour into its opening bodes well for the inaugural event.

  • Sharjah 2013: Sheikh Warns Against the 'Aggression' of Globalization

    The 32nd Sharjah International Book Fair was launched yesterday, November 6, by HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, who decried the "cultural aggression" of globalization.

  • Sharjah 2013: Let's Be Blunt, Piracy is Theft

    Some 150 publishers - from the U.K. and Europe, from the U.S. and Latin America and of course from across the Arab world - gathered at Sharjah's Chamber of Commerce this week for the two-day professional program that preceded the 32nd Sharjah International Book Fair.

  • Countdown to the Shanghai Children's Book Fair

    The stage is set for the who's who of China's children's publishing industry and those interested in reaching the country's 230 million children under 16 years old.

  • The 2013 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a destination literary and arts festival created in response to the Bali bombings in 2002

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