‘June is bustin’ out all over’ in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition.
The US’ Authors Guild widens its services with self-publishing instruction; university students in Turkey gain access to De Gruyter journal resources.
Cross-cultural collaboration and publishing integrity are the key values backing the 2017 International Excellence Awards choices.
Germany’s Boersenverein and PEN call for support of Turkey’s oppressed authors and journalists in the form of a petition with more than 111,000 signatures.
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.
Turkish Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and translator Necmiye Alpay remain in detention; IPA, FEP, and EIBF issue a joint call for their freedom.
Further action against media in Turkey prompts international publishers’ criticism; and Amazon KDP names a new recipient of its Spanish-language award.
Orhan Pamuk’s literary tribute to Istanbul wins the 1-million-ruble Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize this year, based at Leo Tolstoy’s estate.
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.