Brazil takes the best of national literature to the Bologna Book Fair 2021

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The Bologna Book Fair 2021 will be completely virtual, from June 14th to 17th, and Brazilian Publishers — an industry project fostering the exports of Brazilian editorial content by means of a partnership between the Brazilian Book Chamber (CBL) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), promotes several online actions that enhance Brazilian literature among the fair’s audience and around the world as well.

The Brazilian agenda at the event includes matchmaking sessions between Brazilian Publishers members and international buyers on a 100% digital platform. In addition, two webinars will talk about the SDG Book Club in Portuguese, with live broadcast by zoom, and with simultaneous translation into English. As part of the event’s official agenda, there will be an illustration workshop, with the Brazilian illustrator Anielizabeth. The workshop video will be available on the event’s official website, and throughout the week.

“Brazilian Publishers are increasingly betting on digital strategies that bring diversified content and experiences, with the aim of taking Brazilian literature around the world”, highlights Fernanda Dantas, International Relations Manager of CBL.

“The participation of Brazilian Publishers in major international events enhances the creativity, professionalism and content of Brazilian literature, and strengthens the production chain of national books”, compliments Vitor Tavares, President of CBL.

It is possible to check the entire schedule of Brazil at the Bologna Book Fair, on the Brazilian Publishers page, within the event’s official platform:

About Brazilian Publishers

Created in 2008, Brazilian Publishers is a sector project that encourages the export of content produced by Brazilian publishing houses. It is a result of a partnership between the Brazilian Book Chamber – CBL and Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency). This initiative aims to promote the Brazilian publishing industry in the global market, contributing to the professionalization of the nation’s publishing houses.