Publishers Association launches platform for digital match making

Creative New Zealand - Toi Aotearoa,
15 October 2020, New Zealand

October usually sees a large swathe of the book industry depart Aotearoa’s shores for the biggest and most prestigious event on the publishing calendar – Germany’s Frankfurt Book Fair.

Travelling to large, international book fairs has long been a critical part of selling New Zealand stories to the world. But with publishers, authors and agents unable to leave the country, and book fairs like Frankfurt increasingly going online, this year has called for an innovative approach.