13 international book fair directors gathered in Mexico to discuss their progress and evolving viewpoints on the industry and its trade events.
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.
A Colombian coffee-growing town went to the Bogotá Book Fair to showcase its own publishing house, run by the municipality.
‘When you are from semi-democracies you don’t have the luxury of being apolitical.’ A panel in London addresses publishing in a postcolonial era: London and New York are hardly the only hubs today.
Dichotomies of local and global, major and modest, resonated throughout the International Publishers Association’s 31st Congress, convened in the run-up to London Book Fair.
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.
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.
Kalem Literary Agency remembers legendary Spanish literary agent Carmel Balcells and her contributions to international authors, writing and agenting.
Mehmet Demirtas has channeled his creativity into the Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival, which he views as a neutral gathering place for cultures.
Istanbul’s Mephisto Bookstore bustles with business and proves there is hip, happening indie bookselling all over the world.