The IPA Prix Voltaire, honoring freedom to publish, is 16 years old and has honored 13 recipients. Now it needs world publishing to support it.
The International Alliance of Independent Publishers’ conference included talks among African publishers about the need to produce locally.
With attendees from some 40 countries, this week’s International Alliance of Independent Publishers conference reflected an issue-driven, reader-oriented community.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
The new biennial BücherFrauen Literary Prize includes a €10,000 prize and is named for the Venetian-born poet and author Christine de Pizan.
In preparing to lead Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Mitzi Angel says she wants to ‘promote new voices while continuing with the riches we have.’
The International Publishers Association’s series of Frankfurt Week events includes programs open to the public, many both live and digital.
Siv Bublitz, speaking in the digital Frankfurt Conference on Oct 12, has led S. Fischer to optimize its editorial and book publishing strategy.
A major move for women in book publishing leadership, Joanna Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London.
‘A robust roadmap for the future of publishing,’ the IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi says, needs a strong stance on children’s literature and reading.