Kalem Agency, one of the most important copyright agencies in Turkey, closely follows both Turkish and international literature, classical and modern works and writers, and is a participant in international and national literature fairs and events.
Kalem Agency is also the representative of the copyrights for Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar abroad. The Agency also has in its structure many invaluable writers and coordinates their contact with foreign publishers. It has the authority, the network, and expertise to provide the participation of foreign and Turkish writers, publishers, and translators to ITEF.
Kalem Agency is not only the representative of publishers that publish in German and English but other languages as well. Also it is in contact with literary funds and foundations in order to bring a variety of literary samples to Turkey.
Festival Directive Board
General Coordinator: Nermin Mollaoğlu - Serhat Baysan
Organization Coordinator: Mehmet Demirtaş