In England, a new university press award supports the UN Sustainability Goals, and in Switzerland, the IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire nominations close this week.
International Publishers Association Opens 2020 Prix Voltaire Nominations
The IPA’s Prix Voltaire awards valor amid challenges to the freedom to publish. Its 2020 winner will be named at the IPA congress in Norway.
Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize
Saying he ‘wanted to write a story without it being shocking,’ Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo.
Today at Sharjah’s Publishing Conference: Writers, Digital and Freedom
On its second day, Sharjah’s Publishers Conference hears from the creative core, from the digital vanguard, and from some who guard the freedom to publish.
Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
At Frankfurt, IPA’s General Assembly Welcomes Côte d’Ivoire to Membership
Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association’s general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse: Key IPA Events Are Open to Trade Visitors
The International Publishers Association this year opens several targeted informational programs to Frankfurt’s trade visitors this week.
Hugo Setzer Opens the IPA Middle East Seminar in Jordan
As an international community, Hugo Setzer tells delegates in Amman, ‘We have a shared duty to educate, to inform, and to entertain.’
Four Viewpoints Ahead of the First IPA Middle East Seminar in Amman
As delegates gather in Jordan, speakers are talking technology, literacy in areas of violent conflict, and challenges to the freedom to publish.