Georgia’s book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers.
The trade union for writers calls on the British government to pressure the Lukashenko regime on behalf of the Union of Belarus Writers.
With Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich declining to testify before the State Investigative Committee, Belarusian writers ask for support.
The unrest in Belarus has alarmed humanitarian activists and the European authors’ association, as political pressure mounts in Minsk.
Lithuania’s key event in literature builds on last year’s turnout of close to 68,000 people and is geared to attractions for adult and younger readers.
From the Frankfurt Book Fair Summer Academy, book industry consultant Iryna Baturevych offers an insider look at post-Soviet book markets and the international ambitions of publishers working there.
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich.
The government of Belarus is intent on supporting its national literature and is offering the industry some $150 million in subsidies to keep it going.