‘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.
The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
The new release is ‘World Book Capital’ and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza.
The Arab world’s authors, says International Prize for Arabic Fiction winner Ibrahim Nasrallah, see weak book sales and politics: ‘Our voices aren’t heard.’
In its 10th year, ‘PalFest’ travels through various military checkpoints and prepares for the publication of an anniversary book from Bloomsbury.
A Colombian coffee-growing town went to the Bogotá Book Fair to showcase its own publishing house, run by the municipality.
The ninth iteration of the prize carries a US$50,000 purse and honors the 70-year-old Palestinian-born writer who lives in London.
Nathan Hull of Mofibo describes why he believes the Middle East and North Africa offer vast potential for publishers looking to expand internationally.
In a region that is not lacking in dark humor, the first Palestine Comics festival kicks off today in East Jerusalem and in the West Bank.