The annual PEN America Literary Awards this year have included three career-achievement awards and 11 book awards.
PRH Updates Its US Workplace Demographics Profile
A new look at Penguin Random House’s US ‘progress as we work toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.’
International Writers on India at 75: Concern for the Nation’s Democracy
A letter to the Indian president and a collection of writings on the state of democracy are led by PEN International and PEN America.
Penguin Random House Issues Its New Diversity Report
‘Our workforce must reflect the society we live in,’ reads Penguin Random House’s frank new report on US staff and contributor demographics.
Anne Applebaum to the AAP: ‘Publish the Opposition’
Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.
London Book Fair: Minister of London Visits UK Publishers Association
A seven-year member of parliament, the minister of London Paul Scully, tours LBF, the guest of the Publishers Association.
Germany’s Börsenverein and PEN Demand Protection for Kurdish Cultural Property
Germany’s publishers and PEN Center Germany demand ‘the release of the rare and valuable cultural assets of the Kurdish community.’
Awards: PEN’s 2022 Longlists Include International Poetry, Prose in Translation
The 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will confer a total of more than US$350,000 in prize winnings.
Germany’s Börsenverein Cheers New EU Flexibility on VAT Rates for Books
ECOFIN’S adoption of a new allowance for VAT reductions means EU member-states have an option to lower taxation on books and more.