In Canada, Greystone Books announces an anthology in women’s experiences of sexual assault. In California, About Comics adds a ‘Negro Motorist’ guide.
As the 11-day Sharjah International Book Fair is formally opened to the public, its chief patron warns of the importance of the ‘light’ of literature.
In opening the Sharjah International Book Fair professional program, IPA president Michiel Kolman cites freedom of expression in ‘a world of fake news.’
With the freedom to publish among lead topics, the International Publishers Association’s 32nd congress in New Delhi will look for common ground.
As book publishing players gather for next week’s grand opening of Sharjah Publishing City in the UAE, the next stage of its facilities are being planned.
At the IPA congress in India this year, AAP chief Maria Pallante and WIPO director Francis Gurry will speak about the future of intellectual property.
‘State attempts to control the flow of information, especially in the digital space, are short-sighted and misguided,’ says a new statement from the IPA.
Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored ‘China Quarterly’ articles. The UK’s Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books.
‘The IPA and its Freedom to Publish Committee denounces’ Verona’s mayor’s plan to pull books promoting same-sex family contexts from libraries and schools.
Virginia Tech partners with the UK’s Overleaf on authoring tools. In Geneva, two agencies create a new international publishing statistics project.