A new dedicated website has just launched for Turkish literature at the 2013 London Book Fair, where it will be this year’s Market Focus country.
www.lbf2013marketfocusturkey.com is the indispensable guide to Turkey’s Market Focus programme at The London Book Fair 2013, where there will be lots of enjoyable and informative events on Turkish literature, poetry and language and interesting exhibitions of publications and traditional crafts. This website for Turkish literature and Turkey as Market Focus country at The London Book Fair 2013 contains full details of events, biographies of participating authors and what you can expect to find at the Turkey stand.
The website also gives information on:
Ø Other Turkish literary events in the UK. A whole programme of events putting Turkish literature under the spotlight is being held at the Yunus Emre Cultural Centre, in Maple Street W1, the British Library, LSE and other locations around London as well as in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Liverpool until May accompanying the focus on Turkey at the 2013 London Book Fair.
* Turkish literature and authors. The website provides a comprehensive introduction to Turkish literature with downloadable books, an A-Z of participant authors and panellists and lots of background information.
* Turkish publishing industry. There is information on a number of Turkish publishers and literary agencies together with their contact details.
* Turkish book market. A downloadable guide to the Turkish book industry gives useful statistics and details of book fairs in Turkey, grants, as well as publishing, translation, bookselling and writers associations.
* Book catalogues. Produced specially for the London Book Fair, downloadable book catalogues give detailed information on publications and their authors in a range of fields, including children’s books, contemporary art and literature, as well as catalogues detailing illustrators and publishers of Turkish books.