Tagged: Turkey

Turkish Publishers Association calls for 'solidarity' during financial crisis

The president of the Turkish Publishers Association has called for international publishers to temporarily abandon the advance payment system when negotiating new rights deals in... Read more

Turkish agency urges 'understanding' for publishers in crisis-hit country

A literary agency in Turkey is calling on publishers and agents around the world to support the country's book trade with their "understanding" following the... Read more

European publishers appeal for release of Turkish novelist Erdoğan

The bodies representing European publishers and booksellers have called for the immediate release of eminent Turkish novelist and human rights activist Aslı Erdoğan and linguist... Read more

IPA condemns closure of Turkey’s Evrensel publishing house

The International Publishers Association has condemned the closure of yet another Turkish publishing house, Evrensel Basım Yayın (Evrensel Publishing House). Read more

Prominent Turkish literary journalist arrested

The long-serving editor-in-chief of the weekly books supplement of Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet is among those arrested in the latest crackdown on freedom of expression in... Read more

German book trade calls for Turkey action

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has joined with freedom of speech organisations to launch an online petition calling on the German government and EU... Read more

Global publishing chiefs condemn closure of Turkish presses

Chief executives from leading publishing houses around the world, including Markus Dohle of Penguin Random House, Carolyn Reidy of Simon & Schuster and Arnaud Nourry... Read more

EIBF 'strongly condemns' attack on Turkish bookshop

The European and International Booksellers Federation has “strongly condemned” the destruction of the Gulen Bookshop in Turkey. Read more

Turkish government closes 29 publishers

The Turkish government has closed 29 publishing houses in the country, according to the Turkish Publishers Association. Read more

Zed Books' Facebook page removal 'result of third party'

Zed Books’ Facebook page was by removed an unrelated third party who had access to administrative privileges, it has now been revealed. Read more

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