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.
‘The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lutfi,’ says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony.
The International Publishers Association has issued a call to the president of Egypt to pardon publisher and bookseller Khaled Lutfi, named to the 2019 Prix Voltaire for valor in the freedom to publish.
The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored—now in its fourth year showcasing Persian literature free of Iranian censorship—has opened London and Paris.
Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey.
Honoring publishing courage in the face of oppression, nominations for the IPA Prix Voltaire Freedom To Publish will close on February 20.
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.
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.
Taking direction from its board members, the AAP has reset its focus on copyright and advocacy for the value of book publishing in modern society.
The third year of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program includes an anthology of writings censored in Iran but not yet published outside the country.
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