The publishing house, Lwin Oo Sarpay, was shuttered by Myanmar’s junta reportedly for distributing a book on the Rohingya genocide.
‘The biggest set of challenges our industry has faced in a generation’: Michael Pietsch and Maria A. Pallante lead the AAP’s annual meeting.
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.
The US$10 million gift of the Barbey family has established PEN’s new Freedom to Write Center, which Liesl Gerntholtz will helm.
An alarming follow-up to the February 2021 Myanmar coup d’état: Yangon moves into the Top 10 Freedom to Write Index offenders.
Calling his workforce ‘a dedicated community of talented book-loving people,’ Markus Dohle commends PRH’s employees on 2021’s gains.
The European Writers’ Council issues its statement in Russian. Signatories join from Spain, Croatia, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, more.
The worldwide CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle, personally is donating US$500,000 to open the Dohle Book Defense Fund.
The rapid rise of efforts to ban books in the United States prompts Scribd’s Trip Adler to offer readers free access to targeted titles.
The 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will confer a total of more than US$350,000 in prize winnings.