Literature Across Frontiers co-operates once again with the Istanbul Book Fair – TÜYAP. We will be holding a collective stand promoting children’s books from our partners’ countries. Publishers Valgerdur Benediktsdottir (Forlagid, Iceland) Eva Mejuto (OQO, Galicia – Spain) Alise Nigale (Liels Un Mazs, Latvia) and Tiina Lehtoranta (FILI, Finland) will be visiting the fair and meeting Turkish children’s publishers. We are also cooperating with the Turkish Ministry of Culture on a visit by translation funding bodies from the Netherlands, Ireland and Wales.
Events at the Istanbul Book Fair 2012
19 Kasim/ November 2012
Forum Alanı/ Forum Area (10. Salon/ Hall)
Buluşma/Matchmaking: LAF-TÜYAP Fellowship Matchmaking Focus on Children’s and Youth’s Literature
Moderator: Alexandra Büchler (LAF), Zerrin Yılmaz (TÜYAP)
Katılımcılar/Attendees: Tiina Lehtoranta (Finlandiya/Finnish Literature Exchange), Alïse Nïgale (Letonya/Liels un Mazs Publishing), Eva Mejuto(İspanya/Editorial OQO), Valgerdur Benediktsdottir (İzlanda/Forlagid Publishing).
Panel: “Uluslararası Çeviri Fonları/International Translation Funds”
Moderator: Oktay Saydam (Kütüphaneler ve Yayımlar Genel Müdürlüğü, Daire Başkanı)
Konuşmacılar: Alexandra Büchler (Literature Across Frontiers) Mireille Berman (Hollanda Edebiyat Kurumu/Dutch Literature Foundation), Sinead Mac Aodha (İrlanda Edebiyat Değişim/Ireland Literature Exchange), Sioned Puw Rowlands (Galler Edebiyat/Welsh Literature Exchange).