Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.
Turkey’s ITEF Welcomes 14 Fellows; ALTA Translation Award Submission Deadlines
Turkey’s Istanbul International Literature Festival announces this year’s 14 fellows. And ALTA’s translation award submissions are due by April 15.
Istanbul Literary Festival 2019 Opens Applications for Fellows; Deadline Extended to February 27
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.
Amid Turkey’s Spiraling Currency Crisis: An Appeal for Rights Acquisitions
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.’
Istanbul Festival Names 2018 Fellows; Beijing Announces Children’s Book Fair
In the ITEF program’s eighth year, 19 professional fellows will meet with players in the Turkish publishing industry. And BIBF is to open its own dedicated children’s book fair in Beijing.
Literary Networking in Turkey: Apply for Istanbul’s Literature Festival Fellowship Program
A three-day program for international professionals in publishing, the Istanbul International Literature Festival runs May 2 through 6 this year, and has extended the deadline for applications.
Heading for Frankfurt, Kalem Agency Cheers Author Burhan Sönmez’s Havel Award
For the genius of his work ‘about hope and hopelessness, darkness and light,’ Turkey’s Burhan Sönmez wins the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation award.
What It’s Like to Pitch a Book at the Berlinale Film Festival
For a second time, Turkey’s Kalem Literary Agency pitched a book to a crowd of film producers at the Berlinale Film Festival. Agent Nazlı Gürkaş shares the experience and some advice.
Discover Turkish Publishing: Apply for the ITEF Professional Fellowship Program
Why is now the right time to get to know Turkish publishing and its literary scene? Apply for the ITEF Professional Fellowship Program in May to find out.
Can Literature Festivals Change a Nation’s Reading Habits?
By Chip Rossetti In today’s lead story, Istanbul-based literary agent Nermin Mollaoğlu talks about her own background in Turkish publishing that led her to open her own literary agency, as well as her high hopes for the annual Tanpinar Literature Festival — the first of its kind in Turkey. One of the stated goals of the festival is to encourage …