The book fair in Paris 2014 is one of the most awaited events of the year. This yr the book festival would consider major publisher, fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, biography/autobiography, cookbooks, young adult, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, how-to, unpublished stories, spiritual/religious and others. Entries might be in English, French, German or Portuguese. Books might be published, issued by any independent publishing house, self-published.
The work submitted will be judged by publishing industry experts. Some of the guidelines are: general excellence as well as the passion of author to tell a good story and potential of your work to gain audience in the global market. Paris book fair is a golden opportunity for anyone to promote their business as there is a provision of organizing meetings as well as business appointments.
It is an excellent platform to find new outlets and acquire new market. You get a chance to meet important and major decision makers in the field of marketing. Not only this, Paris book fair gives you a chance to introduce yourself to the professionals of the book industry. One can also present new products as well as new titles and reflect on the various issues that are facing the joint trades.
Paris book fair will offer you foreign pavilions where SCELF audiovisual rights meetings are held between producers and publishers. There is an area for the representatives of graphics and digital chain along with the printing houses, software developers, distributors and manufacturers etc. Moreover, digital conference will be organized by SNE, supported by the SOFIA Translation Conference in partnership with the ATLF and CNL. The program of the Paris Book Festival is developed around five themes that are renewed mostly all year. You would get good opportunities for promoting new authors as well as titles.
Salon du Livre will award Paris Book Festival Best Author of the yr for the outstanding book in the competition. In addition to this, to honor the outstanding as well as innovative design there will be an award for the Design of the Year, Publisher of the Year for the topmost publisher depending on the materials that display excellence in the field of marketing as well as promotional materials. The winners will be announced on the website parisbookfestival dot com
The deadline for the submission of entries in each category is April 25, 2014. The participants will be informed through e-mail and the deadline for final entries and results be declared on parisbookfestival dot com
To enter the Paris book fair 2014 one can also get the entry forms online at parisbookfestival dot com. A non-refundable entry fee must be accompanied with all the applications. The entry fee might be in the form of check, PayPal online payment or money order of $50 per entry. In case of multiple submissions, separate entry form and fees is required.
E-book entries are also permitted. To enter an E-book one should send it as a pdf online along with copy of PayPal receipt as well as the entry form in the email. Entry fee checks should be payable to JM Northern Media LLC. All the entry packages must have one copy of the book, copy of the online entry form, relevant marketing material and entry fee or its receipt. The winners of the Paris book fair show would be honored at the ceremony held in Paris this yr in spring. The participants need not be present during that time to accept their award or any other accompanying prizes.