The grantee, Turkish Publishers Association in collaboration with its partner from Armenia - Antares Ltd, will organize a trip of professionals from Armenia’s active publishing houses to Istanbul, Turkey. The trip will include visits and meetings with prominent publishing house professionals and executives, large and boutique booksellers and copyright agents in Turkey.
A joint event will be held in Istanbul to facilitate networking and create a conducive environment to generate joint project ideas between publishers from Armenia and Turkey, which may eventually support the advancement of literary ties and translation of books from Armenian to Turkish and vice versa reaching wider audience in both countries.
Talk show with Aron Aji, Director of MFA in Literary Translation Program at the University of Iowa (USA) and the president of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA). The talk is about literary translation, creativity of translation and its peculiarities, as well as Armenia-Turkey joint literary translation initiatives.