Christian Poirier, finalist for the Prix Mallarmé 2021
literary prize
17 Jun 2021
L'Employé du moi rewarded in Bologna
literary prize
03 Jun 2021
A first Poetry Market in Brussels
Festival new
17 May 2021
The fifteenth edition of the fiEstival
03 May 2021




Salon du livre et de la revue d'art

Festival de l'histoire de l'art, Fontainebleau.

A Salon that welcomes in the Oval Courtyard of the Castle of Fontainebleau more than 70 specialized publishers and authors who come to present and sign their latest works.



Bologna Children's Book Fair

Bologna, Italy 

Only virtual in 2021. The most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry.



Grants for the sales of publishing rights and for translation

Grants for the sales of publishing rights and for translation

To promote on the international scene Belgian publishers and authors, the public authorities have provided various financial support.
2019 publishing numbers

2019 publishing numbers

Key figures of French-speaking Belgian publishers in 2019.


Wallonie-Bruxelles Édition's mission is to ensure the influence of French-speaking Belgian books on a national and international scale. This showcase is aimed at all professionals in the world of books who wish to discover our production: publishers, literary agents, translators, authors, booksellers, librarians... both Belgian and foreign. It is managed by two associations and includes a complete directory of Belgian publishers, whether or not they are members of these associations.


The Association of Belgian publishers gathers around seventy publishers, professional distributors and broadcasters and offers works in French on all kinds of formats (printed and digital).

Les éditeurs singuliers

Les éditeurs singuliers (The Singular Publishers) gathers around fifty publishers from a variety of genres (literature, arts, human sciences, graphic novels) and promotes independent and creative publishing.