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.
International Publishers Association Names Prix Voltaire Shortlist
The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
PEN America’s New Report on Turkey: Five Years After the Failed Coup
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: Nostalgia, Uncertainty, an ‘Ex-Son,’ and ‘Lost Words’
Rights Roundup today includes titles from Russia, Catalonian Spain, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Chile, and the Belarusian struggle.
Tbilisi International Book Festival Returns to Physical Production
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.
Afshin Molavi at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: ‘West to East’
The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region.
Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again
Titles in our Rights Roundup come from Japan by way of Finland, as well as Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, the United States, and France.
Rights Roundup: A Festive Weekend in Finland
From Switzerland, the United States, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Italy, Norway, today’s titles include work for adults and children.
Waiting for the Plane Tickets: Rights Pros on Digital Events
How do online rights events organized by literary agencies, publishers, and others compare to the physical book fair experience? We hear from several rights folks on how it’s going so far.
Publishing Scotland Announces £23,000 in New Translation Grants
The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.