Taking note of the fact that two of the six shortlisted titles are Turkish in this year’s EBRD Literature Prize, Istanbul’s Nermin Mollaoğlu looks at the rights scene for Turkish books in 2018.
‘Frankfurt motivates us and helps our understanding of what we do,’ says Kalem Agency founder Nermin Mollaoğlu. She brings new voices from Turkey to the world stage in October, a pair of debuts.
Turkish Literary Agent Nermin Mollaoğlu offers advice to foreign publishers looking to both buy from and sell into this burgeoning market.
Video interview with Turkish literary agent Nermin Mollaoğlu about her first trip to the Beijing Book Fair to get to know the Chinese publishing market.
Ahead of its meetings and programs at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association holds its general assembly.
As we ask literary agents, rights directors, scouts and others about their Frankfurt plans, our rights sale news in this roundup comes from six markets.
The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey’s program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event.
Coronavirus Worklife: Amid the silenced streets of the pandemic in Istanbul, Kalem Agency’s fiction rights sales doubled in April, nonfiction broke its own record.
From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year’s free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion.
Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.