‘Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, we have essentially risen from the dead, and only 25 years later, here we are.’ Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Georgia, says Gvantsa Jobava, is ready.
IPA names Brazilian publisher Karine Pansa as its next—and third woman—president, and Gvantsa Jobava is named as vice-president.
‘Great prospects for establishing business or cultural relations’ lie in the Caucasus area publishing conference, says Gvantsa Jobava.
‘Our culture is perfectly compatible with the values of the free world.’ Gvantsa Jobava is guest editor of the September issue of ‘Words Without Borders,’ as Georgia prepares to be Guest of Honor at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
The International Publishers Association’s Karine Pansa in Portugal speaks of rising threats to publishing’s framework of protections.
The writer and war-crimes researcher Victoria Amelina has died of wounds sustained in the June 27 Russian attack in Kramatorsk.
The 11th Book Arsenal Festival–prevented in 2022 by Russia’s attack–has been staged successfully in Kyiv this week, with Zelensky on-hand.
The Iraqi publisher Mazin Lateef Ali’s son Abdulmoahimen accepts the 2023 Prix Voltaire for his father, who was abducted in 2020.
The concept of translators as scouts for publishers may depend on how well translators know those publishers and their markets.
The new PublisHer pavilion at Bologna International Book Fair co-hosts an International Women’s Day breakfast with Kids Can Press.