‘James Baldwin didn’t have to go out and get votes,’ says Barack Obama in a taped interview in the PEN America gala.
The Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited the Frankfurt Book Fair and spoke with authors on stage about democracy and freedom of speech.
Producing practical books for Muslims in contemporary culture, Ottawa’s Qurtuba Publishing House considers readers’ responsibility as well as society’s.
Themed on the concept of words’ power to have impact, the German Guest of Honor program has opened at Warsaw Book Fair, and continues this weekend.
Turkish Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and translator Necmiye Alpay remain in detention; IPA, FEP, and EIBF issue a joint call for their freedom.
PEN America’s new report asserts that ‘diverse books’ frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and ‘soft censorship.’
Chennai’s high court decides in favor of author Perumal Murugan and freedom of expression, denying a petition to ban his writing because some local readers found it offensive.
Publishing Perspectives’ Erin L. Cox looks back at 2015 in publishing and highlights three significant moments that sparked conversation in the literary world.
Questioned whether North Korea could join the International Publishers Association, IPA President Richard Charkin grinned and gave a simple answer.
As new members of the IPA, the Arab Publishers Association wants to emphasize that they are an independent, professional, non-governmental organization.