The 2022 shortlist for the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is headlined by work of Ruth Ozeki, Elif Shafak, and Louise Erdrich.
The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi.
The road to Bologna is paved with awards programs, of course, and a French book-and-film project has just been named a winner.
The rights sales we list today come from children’s books, illustrated work for adults, fiction, and from Norway, Spain, Russia, and Turkey.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
The IPA names the late Lokman Slim’s Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 Prix Voltaire laureate, and adds an award for China’s late Li Liqun.
The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
The US chapter of PEN International weighs in with a report on the Erdoğan regime’s repression of writers and freedom of expression.
Rights Roundup today includes titles from Russia, Catalonian Spain, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Chile, and the Belarusian struggle.
With a full schedule of in-person events and activities, the 2021 Tbilisi International Book Festival in Georgia takes place this week, and attendee registration is now open.