Ahead of its meetings and programs at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association holds its general assembly.
The International Publishers Association’s series of Frankfurt Week events includes programs open to the public, many both live and digital.
Tbilisi, UNESCO’s World Book Capital, has mounted a show themed on Georgia’s censorious past–and the present dangers of self-censorship.
Frankfurter Buchmesse: Programming highlights and registration details, as trade visitors prepare to travel–physically and digitally.
As PEN Belarus is told it’s to be shut down, PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel speaks of ‘when a government silences and stomps on its writers.’
The US chapter of PEN International weighs in with a report on the Erdoğan regime’s repression of writers and freedom of expression.
‘Cultural globalization and digitization trends have accelerated the publishing industry’s own globalization,’ says IPA’s president.
The 35th Guadalajara International Book Fair will be the venue for the freedom to publish announcement made by the IPA.
Demanding the detained writer’s release, the Belarusian PEN Centre unites with sister agencies on the freedom to publish.
The second edition of PEN’s Freedom to Write Index sees an alarming jump in writer detentions from 238 detainees in 2019 to at least 273 in 2020, in 35 countries.