Monday, May 24, 2010

2010 Book Expo America Latino & Spanish Publishing

BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an international audience. It is organized with the support of association partners including the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the American Booksellers Association (ABA).  BEA is recognized for the media attention it brings to upcoming books as well as for the notable authors it attracts to the convention itself.  

This year's Book Expo America 2010 Global Market Forum is highlighting Spanish publishing, which is kicking off in the East Village at the NUYORICAN POET'S CAFE on Monday May 24th, at 9pm with the poets Isabel Cadenas Cañón and Ana Merino. 

The following is the schedule of conferences focusing on Spanish publishing (Spain and US) and Latino (US) authors on Tuesday May 25 at the Jacob J. Kavits Center:
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9:00AM - 10:00AM New Digital Technologies in Spain and Europe
Location: Room 1E17
Speakers: Jesús Badenes, Planeta; Larry Bennett, Baker & Taylor; Patricia Arancibia, Barnes and Noble.com
Speaker: Antonio Maria de Ávila, Executive Director Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds  

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10:30AM - 10:45AM Publishing in Spain: An Overview
Location: Room 1E17
Speaker: Antonio Maria de Ávila, Executive Director Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds

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10:45AM - 11:30AM Spanish Children's Books 
Location: Room 1E17
Speakers: Eduardo Yagüe, Grupo SM; Rafael Ros, Editorial Corimbo; Eva Mejuto, OQO Editora; Ramón Casals, Editorial Combel; Teresa Mlawer, Lectorum
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11:30AM - 12:15PM
Spanish Fiction
Location: Room 1E17
Speakers: Francisco Cuadrado, Santillana; Jesús Badenes, Planeta; Blanca Rosa Roca, Roca Editorial
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12:15PM - 1:00PM Spanish Publishing: Distribution of Spanish Books in the USA
Location: Room 1E17
Speakers: Queta Fernández, Baker & Taylor; Carlos Azula, Random House; Lucía Laratelli, Spanish Publishers Assoc.
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2:00PM - 3:00PM 20 Simple Ways to Reach Latinos
Location: Room 1B01

Reaching the Hispanic community is key since between 2010 and 2050 the Hispanic population will grow from 49 million to 132 million. This session will cover 20 different ways for your bookstore or library to market to Latinos. It will cover the Internet, community publications, podcasts and more. 71% of the readers of Hispanic newspapers and magazines have the internet in their home.

Moderator:          
Kirk Whisler, President, Latino Print Network
Panelists:          
Loida García Gebo, President, REFORMA
Zeke Montes, President elect, National Association of Hispanic Publications
Nora de Hoyos Comstock, PhD, President, Las Comadres para las Americas
Teresa, Mlawer, President, Lectorum
Leylha Ahuile, Multicultural Editor, Mintel Group and Publisher of tintafresca.us 

2:00PM - 3:00PM Translations from Spanish into English: Overview, Potentials, and Hurdles Location: Room 1E17

Recently, a significant number of translations of Spanish books, notably fiction, has succeeded with American readers. What are the lessons to learn? What are the perspectives ahead?

Moderator:  Barbara Epler, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, News Directions
Speakers:  Esther Allen, translator, director Center of Literary Translation, Columbia University; Valerie Miles, Granta en Español; Francisco Cuadrado, Editorial Alfaguara; Jesus Badenes, Editorial Planeta
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3:00PM - 4:00PM Selling Rights into Spanish Language Markets
Location: Room 1E17

Case studies and best practices: Territorial issues between Spain and Latin America; The role of agents and scouts; The effect of Spanish language publishing within the US.

Moderator:          
Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development
Panelists:          
Diana Finch, agent, AAR; Blanca Rosa Roca, Roca Editorial

3:15PM - 4:15PM Leading Latino Authors Are Representative of a Vibrant Market
Location: Room 1B01

Every Latino author on this panel has well over 100,000 in book sales, illustrating that Latino authors do sell. This fast paced session will focus on the careers of these remarkable authors, why Latino authors don’t always receive the attention they deserve and why we will be seeing more best selling Latino authors.

Moderator:
Reyna Grande, author, Simon and Schuster
Authors:
Camilo Cruz, President, Editorial Taller del Exito 
Ana Nogales, Ph.D., author, HCI
Matt De La Pena, author, Random House
Daisy Martinez, author, Simon and Schuster 
Juan Gomez-Jurado, author, Dutton Penguin Group
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If you'll be attending BEA this year, go prepared by downloading a pdf file of the floor plan

You can also download a pdf file of the BEA bilingual schedule

For more information visit Book Expo America's website

Here is the full schedule of event for the Global Market Forum from BEA:

BEA Global Market Forum: Spanish Publishing

Friday / Viernes, May 21

09:00am – 4:00pm
Symposium “Literature for Children and Young Adults”/ Jornada Técnica “ELE” en el Simposio “Literatura Infantil y Juvenil”
Special Guest / Invitado especial: Miguel Calatayud,, Premio Nacional de Ilustración 2009
(In cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Spain / En cooperación con el Ministerio de Cultura, España)
Location / Lugar: Instituto Cervantes, New York
211 East 49th Street; New York, NY 10017; Tel.: (212) 308 7720

Monday / Lunes, May 24

9:15pm
Spanish Poetry Reading / Recital poético
Location / Lugar: Nuyorican Poet's Cafe (East Village)
236 East 3rd St. (bet. Avenue B and Avenue C); New York, NY 10009; Tel.(212) 505-8183
Speakers / Ponentes: Isabel Cadenas and Ana Merino

Tuesday / Martes, May 25

9:00am – 10:00am
“New Digital Technologies in Spain and the US” / Panel sobre “Las nuevas tecnologías en el mundo digital en España y EE.UU.”
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Jesús Badenes (Planeta), Larry Bennett (Baker & Taylor), Patricia Arancibia (Barnes and Noble.com), Arantxa Mellado (Ediciona)
Moderator: Arantxa Mellado (Ediciona)
10:00am – 10:30am
Coffee / Café break
Location / Lugar: Javits Center
10:30am – 10:45am
Publishing in Spain. An Overview. / Panorámica de la edición española
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Antonio Maria de Ávila (Director Ejecutivo Federación de Gremios de Editores de España/Executive Director Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds)
10:45am – 11:30am
Spanish Publishing: Children’s Books / La oferta editorial española – Libro Infantil
Location / Lugar: Javits Center SALA 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Eduardo Yagüe (Grupo SM), Rafael Ros (Editorial Corimbo) Eva Mejuto (OQO Editora) Ramón Casals (Editorial Combel) Teresa Mlawer (Lectorum)
Moderator: Teresa Mlawer (Lectorum)
11:30am – 12:15pm
Spanish Publishing: Fiction / La oferta editorial española – Ficción
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Juan González (Santillana) Jesús Badenes (Planeta), Blanca Rosa Roca (Roca Editorial); Claudio López Lamadrid (Random House)
Moderator: Blanca Rosa Roca (Roca Editorial)
12:15pm– 1:00pm
Spanish Publishing: Distribution of Books in Spanish in the US / La oferta editorial española – Distribución del Libro Español en EE.UU.
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Queta Fernández (Baker & Taylor); Carlos Azula (Random House); Lucía Laratelli (Spanish Publishers); Ernesto Martínez (Borders); Linda Goodman (Bilingual Publications), Silvia Matute (Santillana USA), Amanda Schilling (Barnes&Noble)
Moderator: Silvia Matute (Santillana USA)
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Lunch break / Almuerzo
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
2:00pm – 3:00pm
“Translations from Spanish into English: Overview, potentials and hurdles” / “Traducciones del español al inglés: panorámica general, oportunidades y obstáculos”
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Esther Allen, translator, director Center of Literary Translation, Columbia University; Valerie Miles, Granta en Español; Jesus Badenes, Editorial Planeta;
Barbara Epler, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, News Directions (moderator)
Recently, a significant number of translations of Spanish books, notably fiction, has succeeded with American readers. What are the lessons to learn? What are the perspectives ahead? / Recientemente, un número significativo de traducciones de libros en español ha tenido éxito entre los lectores americanos. ¿Cuáles son las lecciones a aprender?. ¿Cuáles son las perspectivas?
3:00pm – 4:00pm
“Selling rights into the Spanish language markets” / “Venta de derechos a los mercados de la lengua española”
Location / Lugar: Javits Center - 1E17
Speakers / Ponentes: Diana Finch, agent, AAR; Blanca Rosa Roca, Roca Editorial: Chris Keneally, Copyright Clearence Center (moderator)
Case studies and best practices. Territorial issues between Spain and Latin America. The role of agents and scouts. The role of Spanish language publishing within the US. / Estudios de casos prácticos y mejores prácticas. Disputas territoriales entre España y Latinoamérica. El papel de los agentes y los scouts. El papel de la edición en español en Estados Unidos.
6:00pm
Round Table on Spanish fiction / Mesa Redonda sobre la situación de la ficción en España
Location / Lugar: Instituto Cervantes, New York
211 East 49th Street; New York, NY 10017; Tel.: (212) 308 7720
Speakers / Ponentes: Juan Gómez Jurado, Elvira Lindo, Eduardo Mendoza, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Fernando Savater, Eduardo Lago
Moderador/Moderator: Barbara Probst-Solomon

Wednesday / Miércoles, May 26

1:30pm
New Spanish Translations / Nuevas traducciones de español
Location / Lugar: Javits Center – Uptown Stage
Authors / Autores: Elvira Lindo, Juan Gomez-Jurado and Alejandro Zambra

4:30pm
Ceremony to confer the Medal of the Order of Isabel la Católica on the President of the New York Public Library,Dr. Paul LeClerc, by the Spanish Minister of Culture / Acto de entrega de la Medalla de la Orden de Isabel la Católica al Presidente de la New York Public Library, Paul LeClerc, por la Ministra de Cultura de España
Location / Lugar: The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street. New York, NY 10018. Tel. (212) 592-7700
Conversation on Books with / Charla sobre libros con: Eduardo Mendoza, David Remnick, and Paul LeClerc
6:00pm
Presentation/Presentation: Nueva Gramática de la Lengua Española
Location / Lugar: Instituto Cervantes, New York
211 East 49th Street; New York, NY 10017; Tel.: (212) 308 7720
Sponsored by / Con patrocinio: Instituto Cultural Mexicano de Nueva York, Consulado General del Perú en Nueva York, Editorial Espasa Calpe (delegación en México).
Speakers / Ponentes: Ignacio Bosque (Real Academia Española de la Lengua), Gerardo Piña-Rosales (Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española), Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino (Academia Peruana de la Lengua), Jaime Labastida (Academia Mexicana de la Lengua)
6:00pm
Juan Gómez Jurado, Simon & Schuster
Location / Lugar: Mid Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue 4th Floor; New York, NY 10016; Tel. (212) 340-0833
A conversation with Juan Gómez Jurado / Encuentro en la biblioteca con Juan Gómez Jurado
6:00pm
A conversation with Spanish Writers / Encuentro con autores españoles
Location / Lugar: McNally Jackson Bookstore
52 Prince St. (b/t Lafayette & Mulberry), New York, NY 10012 - Tel.212.274.1160
Authors / Autores: Eduardo Mendoza, Ana Merino y Fernando Savater

Thursday / Jueves, May 27

1:00pm
Authors of Spain: Spanish Fiction and the American Allure / Autores españoles: la novela española y la atracción americana
Location / Lugar: Javits Center: Midtown stage
Authors:
Eduardo Lagos; Eduardo Mendoza
Host: Christopher Keenly, Copyright Clearance Center
5:00pm
Panel “Spanish Fiction & American Popular Culture” / Panel “La novela española y la cultura popular americana”
Location / Lugar: The Graduate Center-CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street. Room 9206/9207 NewYork, NY10016. T. (212) 817-7000
Authors / Autores: Eduardo Mendoza, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Juan Gómez-Jurado
Moderator / Moderador: Jerry Carlson
With the collaboration of / Con la colaboración de: The Bildner Center for Western Hemispheric Studies
Registration is required, please call at (212) 817-2096 or e-mail to bildner@gc.cuny.edu

Friday / Viernes, May 28

5:00pm
Two sights to the “res publica”: A conversation between Fernando Savater and Philip Pettit / Dos miradas a la “res publica”: Encuentro entre los filósofos Fernando Savater y Philip Pettit
Location / Lugar: The Princeton Club of New York - James Madison Room
15 West 43rd Street, 2nd Floor. New York, NY 10036. / Tel. (212) 596-1210
Moderator / Moderador: Antonio Muñoz Molina


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