ITEF- Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival: 2015 Professional Meetings Fellowship Program Open Call

ITEF- 2015 Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival
Professional Meetings Fellowship Program
Open Call


ITEF-Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival aims to increase the visibility of Turkish literature abroad, to promote Turkish literature worldwide and to enrich the literary scene in Turkey by extending horizons and creating new dialogues. With these aims in mind, the festival established the ITEF Fellowship Program in 2011.


ITEF is a unique meeting point in Istanbul for writers, publishers, agents, translators, journalists, literary fund managers, festival coordinators and all of those passionate about world literature. The program allows a limited number of literary professionals from around the world to meet with Turkish counterparts in their field, to share best practice and ideas and spark new projects and literary exchanges.


What to expect?

ITEF 2015- Professional Meetings Fellowship Program offers a 3 day program of group visits to foremost Turkish publishing houses and many social occasions for networking. The Program will be held on May 4th - 6th in Istanbul. All activities and presentations will be in English. The participants will also find the opportunity to attend ITEF-Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival’s events.  

Fellows’ accommodation expenses for 4 nights (May 3rd - 6th) during the program will be covered by ITEF. Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. 

Please find here the application form of ITEF 2015- Professional Meetings Fellowship Programme


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