The Bologna Book Plus program this year has its first in-person outing at the trade show, widening the purview for publishers.
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.
The 31 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship participants at the Jerusalem International Book Forum will begin their week on May 13.
The United Kingdom’s Exact Editions opens a new ‘Ukraine Digital Book Collection’ to the public, free to read to April 15, hashtagged #PublishersForUkraine.
Vivat Publishing’s Julia Orlova says book publishers in Ukraine are providing digital books as part of their contribution to the war effort.
The IPA condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and reiterates its founding principle ‘to multiply peaceful relations between nations.’
The European Writers’ Council issues its statement in Russian. Signatories join from Spain, Croatia, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, more.
Stops in mid-February for the IPA president Al Qasimi included meetings with publishers in Tunisia and Morocco.
‘The buzz and energy’ of Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Elena Pasoli says, is powered by publishers’ confirmations from 50 nations.