Ms Trasvin Jittidecharak

Silkworm Books, 104/5 M.7, T. Suthep, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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In 1991, Trasvin Jittidecharak founded Silkworm Books, a general, independent publisher of English-language books on Southeast Asia. Silkworm Books has a reputation among the Thai scholars and academics for editorial quality.

In 2008, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation, Trasvin founded Mekong Press Foundation, in order to support publishing activities in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and to establish a network of publishers in the region. She was a focal person for Bangkok World Book Capital City in 2013.

Trasvin was an advisor to the board of the Publishers and Booksellers Association of Thailand (PUBAT) from July 2009 to June 2015. She chaired the Organizing Committee of the 30th International Publisher’s Association (IPA) Congress, Bangkok 2015. She served as the Executive Committee of the International Publishers Association (IPA) 2012–14 and 2015–17. She was elected as a member of the International Publishers Association’s Freedom to Publish Committee for 2017–19.

Mr N Ram