The Jaipur Bookmark professional publishing program this year had Norway as its Country Partner and a visit from the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos.
Azadeh Parsapour, the Iranian publisher and champion of work censored by Tehran, talks about the dangers her company and its authors must navigate to bring suppressed writings to a Persian-language audience.
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.
In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
In a turn of events reported by world news media, the Chinese detainee Gui Minhai, a publisher, has said in a videotaped ‘briefing’—which critics say is forced—that he does not want the Prix Voltaire. His daughter denies this is true.
Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are on the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association’s Freedom To Publish committee.
Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt’s CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux.
Planning a February revelation of the 2018 recipient at IPA’s Congress in India, the organization asks for nominations by October 28.
‘A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey’: Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan.
IPA president Richard Charkin writes about why publishers in countries with ‘inglorious track records on freedom to publish’ deserve the IPA’s support