The US$10 million gift of the Barbey family has established PEN’s new Freedom to Write Center, which Liesl Gerntholtz will helm.
An alarming follow-up to the February 2021 Myanmar coup d’état: Yangon moves into the Top 10 Freedom to Write Index offenders.
With a more targeted framework around the Ukraine crisis, Germany’s ‘Freedom of Expression Week’ again has publishers’ leadership.
Calling his workforce ‘a dedicated community of talented book-loving people,’ Markus Dohle commends PRH’s employees on 2021’s gains.
‘People are choosing to speak Ukrainian instead of Russian,” says Maria Galina, a Russian author and poet in Odessa.
On Ukraine: ‘We who have experienced Russian imperialism and aggression’ in the Republic of Georgia; and their French colleagues.
The 2016 winner of the IPA’s Prix Voltaire has ended a 10-year prison sentence, but remains barred from leaving the Saudi kingdom.
A ‘Davos of free speech,’ the opening WEXFO, May 30 and 31, features a roster of world specialists including the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners.
As the Federation of European Publishers reaches out to Ukrainian publishers, the European Writers’ Council intensifies its appeal.
The understandable ‘ban all Russian publishing’ response from some to Putin’s assault on Ukraine overlooks Russia’s independent book sector.