This series of events includes programming for children as well as for interested consumers and publishing professionals.
Rights Roundup: Getting Over ‘Virtual’ and Down to Business
From Finland, the United States, Canada, Norway, Spain, Turkey, and France, many of our titles today are new to the rights market.
Turkey’s Publishers Hold Their Ninth Biennial Assembly: Digital Focus
The Turkish Publishers Association, in its 2020 assembly, has taken a fresh look at digital publishing, prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Istanbul’s ‘Sunflower’ ITEF Goes Digital – With Translation Provided
The coronavirus pandemic pushes another literary festival into the digital realm, and Turkey’s program expects to trump others as a tri-lingual event.
In Istanbul: A New Illustration Agency Focused on Timely ‘Book Projects’
A trilogy of picture books themed on the coronavirus pandemic has kicked off a new Turkish agency’s project-based approach to representing illustrators.
Industry Notes: Translator Duncan Lien Wins 2020 Gutekunst Prize
Praised for his translation work on Dilek Güngör’s novel ‘Ich bin Özlem,’ Duncan Lien speaks this weekend online on, ‘Translating Cultural Identity.’
Coronavirus Worklife: Kalem Agency’s Şafak Tahmaz in Turkey: ‘Stay Sane’
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.
Rights Roundup: World Publishing Is Not Locked Down
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Rights Roundup: Titles Selling Amid the Pandemic
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
Turkey’s ITEF Calls for Fellows; Europa Sells Ferrante Audio Rights to PRH
Industry Notes: The ITEF fellowships have seen almost 150 publishing pros visit Istanbul. And Elena Ferrante’s new title goes to PRH Audio.