The London Book Fair takes place at Earls Court One and Two from 8-10 April.
The London Book Fair
is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. The event takes place every spring and is a unique opportunity to explore, understand and capitalise on the innovations shaping the publishing world of the future.
The entire publishing industry is represented at The London Book Fair
, with over 1500 stand holders exhibiting as well as over 580 table holders in the International Rights Centre
. From the giant houses to the smallest independent, there are the publishers of blockbuster novels and academic texts plus the producers of children’s books and graphic novels, mobile companies, and gaming start-ups. Over 1,000 overseas companies are represented from 50 countries, and 25 international pavilions.
Another must attend during The London Book Fair
is the Insights Programme
which hosts over 250 free-to-attend seminars and events over the course of the three day show. Seminar streams include Children’s & Edutainment, Crossmedia: Gaming, Film & TV, The Industry around the Globe, People Development, The Digital Hub
and more. Plus, the events programme features industry awards
, author interviews
and membership clubs
In addition the show will offer a wide range of feature areas including Author HQ, Literary Translation Centre, Children’s Hub @ LBF, New Title Showcase, the Faculty @ LBF
and the PEN Literary Salon
One of the highlights for 2014 is Korea as our Market Focus country
. We are delighted to welcome Korea as a reflection of its status as one of the top ten publishing markets in the world, and its expanding reputation within the international literary community. The British Council curate a Cultural Programme designed to showcase the quality of contemporary writing from Korea over an eighteen month period, providing opportunities for UK writers and literary professionals to build relationships with their Korean counterparts. The Professional Programme, in association with the Publishers Association, will showcase the Korean publishing industry through an educational and informative programme at the fair itself.