Two events, one this week at Sweden’s Göteborg Book Fair and the other at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Weltempfang Salon in October, spotlight challenges to the freedom to publish.
‘The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lotfy’ says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.
Organizers of the long-running book fair in Cairo cite security concerns in excluding jailed Prix Voltaire winner Khaled Lotfy’s Tanmia Publishing.
His defense having exhausted its military appeals court options, the imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy now can be freed only by Egypt’s el-Sisi.
At the 2020 International Publishers Congress in May, seven new research reports will be released on leading issues in global publishing.
The IPA’s Prix Voltaire awards valor amid challenges to the freedom to publish. Its 2020 winner will be named at the IPA congress in Norway.
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
On its second day, Sharjah’s Publishers Conference hears from the creative core, from the digital vanguard, and from some who guard the freedom to publish.
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.