The 33rd International Publishers Congress hits the right notes in a complex array of issues, needs, successes and challenges.
The 2022 IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate: Thailand’s Same Sky Press
A 20-year-old press known for attracting the ire of the authorities in Bangkok wins the IPA’s Prix Voltaire.
A 2022 IPA Prix Voltaire Shortlistee is Arrested in Thailand
After an arrest of Same Sky’s publisher, the IPA Prix Voltaire’s administration calls for a stop to such ‘constant harassment.’
At Norway’s WEXFO: IPA Prix Voltaire Names Its Shortlist
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
Singapore’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content Draws More Than 3,000 Views
Making quick adjustments when a new level of COVID-19 alert went into effect, Singapore’s Book Council mounted the AFCC digitally.
Singapore’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content: Fast COVID Adjustments
Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
World Read Aloud Day 2021: ‘The Power of Sharing Stories’
Reading aloud is ‘a way of making reading visible,’ says Scholastic’s Pam Allyn, founder of the LitWorld nonprofit.
Self-Censorship in Publishing Today: Book Industry Leaders on a Subtle, Growing Challenge
From the director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse to the founder of a Thai publishing house and a Norwegian publisher who was shot in Oslo: sharp cautionary remarks about self-censorship and its dangers.
Thailand’s Independent Bookstores: Curating Inventory for Their Patrons
From the Bangkok Post: As in many Western markets, independent bookstores stress personal service and warm environments in Thailand’s bookselling industry.
Thailand To Open a New Library in Bangkok, Honoring the Late King Bhumibol
In remembrance of Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s avid engagement in a literary life, Bangkok is creating a new city library.