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.
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.
‘A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey’: Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan.
Cross-cultural collaboration and publishing integrity are the key values backing the 2017 International Excellence Awards choices.
International publishing trips to Turkey and Germany promise to expand your network and introduce you to new publishers, authors and literary figures. Applications are now being accepted. Apply now.
Charismatic and full of energy, Kalem Agency founder Nermin Mollaoğlu has been a leader in Turkey’s rights business for over a decade.
‘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.
Designed for both the local readership and international visitors, the annual Tanpinar Literary Festival organized by Kalem Literary Agency includes a fellowship program for publishing professionals.
Kalem Literary Agency remembers legendary Spanish literary agent Carmel Balcells and her contributions to international authors, writing and agenting.
Sedef Ilgiç, a literary agent at the Kalem Agency in Turkey, on selling Turkish books to publishers abroad and representing international authors in Turkey.
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