In this section, you will find EIBF opinion pieces, press releases, as well as an overview of most recent publications.

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EIBF Policy Advisor Daniel’s training at Village Books in Dulwich Village, London

Last 30-31 May, EIBF’s Policy Advisor, Daniel Martin Brennan, spent two wonderful days learning the ropes at being a bookseller at Village Books in Dulwich, London (UK).

Libri.Campus: guiding the book sector into the future

Libri.Campus, Germany's largest training event for the independent book trade, celebrated last 11-12 May the 20th edition of its annual event.

EIBF attended the 11th Annual European e-commerce conference

On May 23, EIBF Policy Assistant Tora Åsling and EIBF Intern Alexandra Giovagnoli attended the 11th annual conference on European e-commerce which took place in Brussels, Belgium. Continue reading for a summary of the event.

Celebrating diversity with Ingram

Ahead of the upcoming Pride Month, Sammi Lau, Marketing Manager of Ingram Content Group in the UK, highlights selected LGBT authors and their contribution and shares more about Ingram's diverse collection of

EIBF Communications Officer enjoys a two-day training at Mr B’s Emporium Bookshop

On April 24-25, Álvaro Martínez benefited from a bookshop training at

EIBF contribution to European Parliament reports in early 2023

This last month, EIBF has been fully involved in stakeholder dialogues and consultation meetings with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on two important own-initiative reports for the European bookselling industry: the Future of the European book sector and the

EIBF-led RISE Bookselling builds up resilient bookselling community

‘Resilience, Innovation and Sustainability for the Enhancement of Bookselling’, or RISE Bookselling in short, is a three-year, EU co-funded programme organised by EIBF.

New research paper on book returns published through EIBF project RISE Bookselling

Through RISE Bookselling, a three-year EU co-funded project run by the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF), EIBF produced a comprehensive research paper investigating book returns systems in seven countries around the world.

European Union Prize for Literature announces the 2023 winner and special mentions

The European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) recognises emerging fiction writers from the European Union and beyond.

EIBF attends the first conference on environmental issues in the book ecosystem at the Brussels Book Fair

EIBF attended Brussels Book Fair’s first seminar on green issues in the book sector, called “the environmentally-conscious book”  

EIBF Policy Assistant learning the ropes of bookselling in a UK bookshop

Tora Åsling, EIBF’s Policy Assistant, spent three days at Red Lion Books in Colchester, UK, to learn about the practical sides of bookselling from the bookshop manager, Jo Coldwell, and colleagues.

New edition of EIBF Insights

Winter 2023 edition of EIBF Insights now available   Welcome to a new edition of EIBF Insights, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to sharing news from the EIBF world and the wider bookselling industry.