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BOOKS –BEA Announces Global Market Forum 2014: Books In Translation!!

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Get the ideas for tomorrow’s publishing, in Germany, and globally: Join BEA for Publishers’ Forum on May 5 & 6, 2014, in Berlin. Details here .

The Spring 2014 update of the Global eBook report will be released on April 8, 2014

find information here as follows :

The Spring 2014 update of the Global eBook report will be released on April 8, 2014, with a presentation at the London Book Fair. The new version will include notably


    • Latest data, comparisons and analysis on the evolution of ebook markets across Europe and in the US;


    • A comparative analysis of surprisingly diverse strategies of ebook pricing in various markets across Europe;


    • Market updates for Brazil and India;


    • An overview of key activities of global players, notably Amazon, with regard to ebooks, and estimates of market shares in main markets;


    • The newly introduced eBook Yellow Pages (beta), as a listing of companies relevant to ebook developments.


Links to download the report in PDF, ePub and Kindle formats will be available at .

Join others at the London Book Fair for a panel debate, with Javier Celaya of (Spain) and Jens Klingelhöfer of Bookwire (Germany) to discuss current trends and debates.

London Book Fair
April 8, 2014, from 10:00 to 11:00 am
Earls Court, Room Wellington

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In a world summit focused on the professional issues and opportunities related to books in translation, BEA’s Global Market Forum 2014: Books in Translation; Wanderlust for the Written Word will open a one day conference on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, to explore how these new opportunities can be turned into new business for authors, agents, publishers and translators. In addition, a dedicated Translation Market pavilion and stage on the BEA show floor will be open during the exhibit show days (Thursday, May 29 – Saturday, May 31), offering publishers a new and low priced format for matchmaking and promoting translated books as well as grants and sponsorships for translations.

New opportunities for translations will be discussed, including ways to reach into the huge Spanish language market; significant new translation grants and awards will also be examined and discussed, such as the Russian initiative Read Russia and its new “Read Russia English-language Prize”, which will be awarded at the time of BEA in New York. New publishing ventures which specialize in translation, such as the New Vessel Press, will also be the subjects of analysis and discussion.

The topics and speakers for the Global Market Forum 2014: Books in Translation; Wanderlust for the Written Word will be further extended and broadened by members of its own advisory board which includes: Esther Allen, translator and Associate Professor at the Baruch College, City University of New York; Maria Campbell of Maria B. Campbell Associates; Susan Bernofsky of the Columbia University School of the Arts; Susan Harris of Words Without Borders; Susie Nicklin of the British Marsh Agency; and Ricky Stock of the German Book Office in New York.

The GMF Books in Translation; Wanderlust for the Written Word program has been curated by Rüdiger Wischenbart, director of foreign affairs for BookExpo America. BEA’s initiative on behalf of the Translation Market pavilion will be a permanent feature following the Global Market Forum of 2014, where players from Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sharjah (UAE), Spain and the US have signed up as exhibitors.


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