As the young UK-based charity crowdfunds its Bangladesh books initiatives, PEN America has material dating to 1966 in its newly launched digital archive.
Publishers’ responsibilities with ‘controversial authors professing what seem to be unpopular opinion’ at BEA, while Brussels gets some perspective on VAT.
‘Unjustly jailed’ in Russia ‘for nothing other than the expression of his views,’ Oleg Sentsov is the newest recipient of the influential PEN/Barbey honor.
In the UK, the PA opens its ‘Textbook Challenge’ to the educational community, while in the States, PRH backs its people’s PEN memberships.
PEN America’s new report asserts that ‘diverse books’ frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and ‘soft censorship.’
In September, kickoffs will occur in New York, one for a new showcase of writers on Muslim identity, and the other for Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2016 Guest of Honor program featuring Flanders and The Netherlands.
PEN’s ‘welcome counterbalance to rampant xenophobia’ and a new look for future developments at Open Road Integrated Media.
For ‘such an international country,’ says author Lydia Cacho, the US market is under-served with books in translation, especially non-fiction.
This month, PEN America’s ‘The Bridge Series’ of events on translation looked at translation contracts, and what to expect.
Publishing Perspectives’ Erin L. Cox looks back at 2015 in publishing and highlights three significant moments that sparked conversation in the literary world.
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