After an arrest of Same Sky’s publisher, the IPA Prix Voltaire’s administration calls for a stop to such ‘constant harassment.’
Having led many efforts in Arabic and Arab-world literary culture, the UAE reportedly is restricting LGBTQ-related products including books.
Norway’s weekend shooting raises the stakes for the World Expression Forum as an arena for constructive disagreement and debate.
The publishing house, Lwin Oo Sarpay, was shuttered by Myanmar’s junta reportedly for distributing a book on the Rohingya genocide.
One of WEXFO’s most compelling presentations in Lillehammer came from a Ukrainian human-rights attorney, Oleksandra Matviichuk.
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
‘We’ve basically handed over our core communication and information infrastructures to a handful of oligarchs,’ says Victor Pickard.
The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business.
The inaugural outing of the World Expression Forum will include a visit to Utøya and new research into young people and democracy.
The US$10 million gift of the Barbey family has established PEN’s new Freedom to Write Center, which Liesl Gerntholtz will helm.