With attendees from some 40 countries, this week’s International Alliance of Independent Publishers conference reflected an issue-driven, reader-oriented community.
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, thanks AAP for helping to expose ‘the risks that freedom of expression and publication are experiencing today.’
The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program is online this week, with as many as a dozen independent publishers of Persian literature.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.
Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey.
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.
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.