‘Nominees will have recently published controversial works amid pressure, threats, intimidation or harassment’ in this now-annual prize in the freedom to publish.
Emphasizing ‘the plight of oppressed publishers and writers,’ the International Publishers Association confers its newly renamed Prix Voltaire on Saudi dissident Raif Badawi.
On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the writer Xu Zhiyong is named PEN America’s 2020 winner of the Barbey/Freedom To Write Award.
The new PEN America Freedom To Write Index provides an unprecedented overview of international suppression and detention. China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey lead.
Taking a more aggressive stance in development of its properties, Wattpad Studios announces projects and writers for new film and television adaptations.
As the COVID-19 impact intensifies in prisons, the International Publishers Association again appeals to Egypt for Khaled Lotfy’s release.
London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus.
The 33rd International Publishers Congress of the International Publishers Association, originally set for May 2020, has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair on diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.