Tagged: Charlie Hebdo

France to stage inaugural Reading Night

France will stage its first Reading Night on 14th January. Read more

Copyright on the agenda at International Publishers Congress

The director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has been confirmed to speak to senior international publishers at the 31st International Publishers Congress.... Read more

Charlie Hebdo contributor's graphic memoir to Two Roads

Two Roads has acquired the international bestselling graphic memoir The Arab of the Future, by former Charlie Hebdo contributor and cartoonist Riad Sattouf.... Read more

UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet... Read more

Charlie Hebdo argument leaves 'deep divisions' in literary world

The authors who protested against Charlie Hebdo winning a PEN America award would not have supported the publication of The Satanic Verses if it was... Read more

McEwan defends freedom of expression

Novelist Ian McEwan has defended free speech in an address to students at a US college, criticising the authors who pulled out of a PEN... Read more

Standing ovation for Charlie Hebdo at PEN Gala

The editors at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were given a standing ovation when collecting an award at the PEN America Gala last night (5th... Read more

CNL makes a stand on event fees

The French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will cut subsidies for the 90-plus book fairs and literary festivals it supports next year... Read more

More authors join Charlie Hebdo PEN Award protest

Writers including Joyce Carol Oates and Junot Diaz are among two dozen who have signed a letter protesting against PEN America giving an award to... Read more

Carey and Ondaatje in Charlie Hebdo protest

Peter Carey [pictured] and Michael Ondaatje have pulled out of a PEN gala, objecting to an award due to be given out honouring French magazine Charlie... Read more

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