The Turkish Publishers Association honors a house fighting seven cases of effective bans on books considered ‘harmful to minors.’
At Norway’s WEXFO, Iraqi Mazin Lateef Ali Wins IPA’s Prix Voltaire
The Iraqi publisher Mazin Lateef Ali’s son Abdulmoahimen accepts the 2023 Prix Voltaire for his father, who was abducted in 2020.
At London Book Fair: The IPA Prix Voltaire Shortlist
The 2023 IPA Prix Voltaire nominees—from Pakistan, Egypt, Ireland, Turkey, and Iraq—’have made a significant contribution’ to freedom to publish.
Rights Roundup: Packing for London Book Fair
Today’s pre-London Book Fair Rights Roundup features work from the States, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Spain, and Australia.
International Children’s Books Edition: A Rights Roundup
Titles in this children’s Rights Roundup originally were published in Spain, Finland, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, and Switzerland.
Germany’s €50,000 Georg Büchner Prize Goes to Emine Sevgi Özdamar
The Turkish-German theater artist and author Emine Sevgi Özdamar turns 76 with a new award to her name, the Georg Büchner Prize.
Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Börsenverein Join Calls to Protect Ragıp Zarakolu and Other Exiles
Germany’s Börsenverein and Frankfurter Buchmesse ‘condemn Erdogan’s swap deal,’ calling on Sweden and Finland ‘to stand their ground.’
IPA Warns Against Turkish Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu’s Extradition From Sweden
The IPA warns against making publisher Ragip Zarakolu a pawn in the Swedish-Finnish-Turkish NATO talks.
Rights Roundup: A Finnish Flash Point From 1961
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Turkey, Spain, France, Finland, and Sweden, and include work for adults and young readers.
In London: Women’s Prize for Fiction Names Its Shortlist
The 2022 shortlist for the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is headlined by work of Ruth Ozeki, Elif Shafak, and Louise Erdrich.