More than 120,000 writers in 33 unions and associations are represented in a new statement of support for Belarusian writers.
With events set to run into December, the program is offering tickets for its first three weeks to benefit the Authors’ Contingency Fund.
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.
The UK’s authors’ union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic.
The Federation of European Publishers is backing efforts to see the cultural sector included in EU Special Council meetings, while Bonnier donates to open a ‘Reading Fund’ in Germany.
A new report released by the European Writers Council quantifies how authors and translators in Europe are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
‘In the midst of the greatest rupture in world society,’ publishing, bookselling organizations hail the new European prize winners for solace in dark hours.