For the genius of his work ‘about hope and hopelessness, darkness and light,’ Turkey’s Burhan Sönmez wins the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation award.
‘A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey’: Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan.
Charismatic and full of energy, Kalem Agency founder Nermin Mollaoğlu has been a leader in Turkey’s rights business for over a decade.
Sedef Ilgiç, a literary agent at the Kalem Agency in Turkey, on selling Turkish books to publishers abroad and representing international authors in Turkey.
As Turkey’s nose-diving currency sets off alarm bells on world trading floors, Istanbul’s Kalem Agency appeals to the publishing community for consideration from rights buyers: ‘It’s like being in a war.’
‘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.
Turkey’s Istanbul International Literature Festival announces this year’s 14 fellows. And ALTA’s translation award submissions are due by April 15.
The fourth annual Istanbul Fellowship Program drew a record number of applications from more than 100 countries, and closes today with presentations and networking events.
At this year’s Books at Berlinale event, filmmakers were again introduced to a dozen publishers’ titles curated for their potential screen development.
In its eighth year, Turkey’s fellowship for publishing professionals at Istanbul’s Tanpinar festival will again offer a three-day program of information and engagement.