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.
The Armenian-language translation of Birgul Oguz’s novel “HAH” from Turkish into Eastern Armenian was published by Antares publishing house, and it is currently available in book stores in Armenia. On December 16-18, 2017, HCA-Armenia hosted Birgul Oguz and the engaged literary translators in Yerevan for a series of promotional events.