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.
Germany’s publishing leadership’s petition for #FreeWordsTurkey calls for protection of free expression after the coup attempt of July.
An outreach from one nation’s publishers to another’s, and a newly announced plan for expansion by a European publisher in the States.
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.