In what France’s foreign minister terms ‘a terrible loss,’ Moscow’s high court closes the organization and publisher Memorial International.
An Exposé of the ‘Ostarbeiter’ Wins Switzerland’s 50,000-Franc Jan Michalski Prize
The Jan Michalski Prize for Literature honors Georgia Thomson’s new translation of the title about East European victims of Nazi forced labor.
Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’
Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi.
Switzerland’s 2020 Jan Michalski Foundation Prize Goes to Mia Couto
The Jan Michalski Prize jury awards Mia Couto with its 2020 honor for his ‘Sands of the Emperor’ trilogy on Mozambique.
Jan Michalski Foundation’s Second ‘Bibliotopia’ Weekend Starts Friday
The second ‘Bibliotopia’ weekend at Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Foundation features 14 authors in a consideration of freedom of expression and writers’ roles in society.
Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens With Joyce Carol Oates’ Jerusalem Prize
Speaking of the conscious effort it takes to nurture literary creative talent, Joyce Carol Oates accepts the Jerusalem Prize on the opening of the 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum.
Evolving the Jerusalem International Book Forum: ‘Focus and Format’
The world book publishing industry’s spring conference season moves this weekend to Sunday evening’s opening of the Jerusalem International Book Forum with Israel’s president, Ruvi Rivlin.
Jerusalem International Book Forum Announces Initial 2019 Programming Plans
Book-to-film trends and streaming entertainment are topics at the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May, as are panels on book sales.
Olga Tokarczuk’s Widening Recognition: Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Prize 2018 Laureate
Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize.
Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Foundation Inaugurates ‘Bibliotopia’ Festival in May
Taking a cue from current events and many cultures’ experiences of displacement, the Jan Michalski Foundation focuses its debut literary festival ‘beyond borders.’
- Page 1 of 2