A ‘Davos of free speech,’ the opening WEXFO, May 30 and 31, features a roster of world specialists including the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners.
The United Kingdom’s Exact Editions opens a new ‘Ukraine Digital Book Collection’ to the public, free to read to April 15, hashtagged #PublishersForUkraine.
The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies.
As the Federation of European Publishers reaches out to Ukrainian publishers, the European Writers’ Council intensifies its appeal.
Interview: Iryna Baturevych at the publishing magazine ‘Chytomo’ has launched an English-language edition for the world book business.
The understandable ‘ban all Russian publishing’ response from some to Putin’s assault on Ukraine overlooks Russia’s independent book sector.
Interview: The director of the Book Arsenal Festival in Kyiv talks about life amid missile strikes and Putin’s ‘crime against humanity.’
Vivat Publishing’s Julia Orlova says book publishers in Ukraine are providing digital books as part of their contribution to the war effort.
In response to an appeal led by the Lithuanian Culture Institute, three major book fairs issue statements about Russia and Ukraine.
The IPA condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and reiterates its founding principle ‘to multiply peaceful relations between nations.’