Tagged: EIBF

Mantel, Evaristo, Mitchell set for ElBF's August online programme

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is planning 140 online events over 17 days this August, spotlighting 200 authors and illustrators from over 30 countries including Hilary Mantel... Read more

Dubruille to step down as EIBF director

Francoise Dubruille will step down from the position as director of the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) in April 2019. Read more

Edinburgh Festival launches first 'Publishing Salon'

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced an inaugural, free ‘Publishing Salon’ bringing together publishers, editors, agents and literary professionals this month. Read more

Mackay joins Edinburgh festival

Simon Mackay has been appointed the new head of book sales and retail for the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF). ... Read more

Shaw to step down from Edinburgh Festival book sales

James Shaw, the Edinburgh International Book Festival's long-serving head of book sales and retail, is stepping down in October 2018. Read more

E-books can be sold with reduced VAT, says EC

European publishers and booksellers have welcomed the decision of the European Commission to allow VAT to be reduced on e-books, with sales now bound to go... Read more

Athens named World Book Capital 2018

Athens has been named World Book Capital 2018 by the director general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova.  Read more

EIBF 'strongly condemns' attack on Turkish bookshop

The European and International Booksellers Federation has “strongly condemned” the destruction of the Gulen Bookshop in Turkey. Read more

EIBF pulls out of World Book Capital committee over free speech concerns

Concerns over freedom of speech are understood to be a factor in the withdrawal of the European and International Booksellers Federation from the committee which... Read more

Authors and publishers urge US to help missing booksellers

Author and publishing organisations worldwide have banded together to urge the United States' government to investigate the disappearances of five missing Hong Kong (HK) publishers.... Read more

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