‘Publishers take on the same risks as writers,’ and the IPA’s Prix Voltaire is open for 2017 nominations—which so far have an Asian concentration.
‘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.
International citizens are signing the new Charter for the Freedom of Expression created by the German publishers’ association.
The second edition of PEN’s Freedom to Write Index sees an alarming jump in writer detentions from 238 detainees in 2019 to at least 273 in 2020, in 35 countries.
The PublisHer network of women in world publishing has created a detailed, actionable outline for an approach to diversity in the business.
The Jagriti Publishing House and its bookstore are Razia Rahman Joly’s memorial to her slain husband, publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program is online this week, with as many as a dozen independent publishers of Persian literature.
Bärbel Becker’s selection of events at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, ranging from rights presentations to book prize ceremonies and introductions to international literature.
The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City.