Raúl Figueroa Sarti, founding director of F&G Editores, receives the Guadalajara International Book Fair’s 2022 Editorial Merit Prize.
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
The IPA names the late Lokman Slim’s Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 Prix Voltaire laureate, and adds an award for China’s late Li Liqun.
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, thanks AAP for helping to expose ‘the risks that freedom of expression and publication are experiencing today.’
The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
A posthumous novel by Roberto Bolaño and new works by Guatemala’s Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Mexicans Mario Bellatin and Laia Jufresa are among Frankfurt’s Latin American rights harvest. It’s post-“boom” in Latin America’s literary output, as agent Cristóbel Pera puts it: powerful new voices breaking out on the world stage…and awaiting the rights action at Frankfurt Book Fair. — Porter …
Publishers from Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica will attend the Frankfurt Book Fair’s International Rights Directors Meeting for the first time to showcase regional talent.
David Unger is the US rep for the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Born Guatemala, he lives in New York, writes in English, but is more widely published in Spanish. By David Unger NEW YORK CITY: I am the US rep for the Guadalajara International Book Fair so I know more than I need to know about the schizoid business of …
By Edward Nawotka You might think a book fair is a book fair is a book fair, but I have to say that my first visit to Guadalajara has left a strong impression. Not only are there significantly more publishers from smaller Central American nations than I’ve ever seen before — Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica — as well as places …