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.’
In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
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.
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.
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.
From Brazil, Norway, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, and Turkey, we gather observations from Guadalajara International Book Fair’s Rights Exchange fellows.
Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair.
Turkish Literature Abroad’s outreach program prepares for its final trade-show of the year. And Hungary’s stand stages key authors on Frankfurt Saturday.
For the genius of his work ‘about hope and hopelessness, darkness and light,’ Turkey’s Burhan Sönmez wins the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation award.
Authors and illustrators from Istanbul, Carcassonne, and Paris are featured in new children’s books that agent Stephanie Barrouillet is taking to Frankfurt.