WRITER OF HONOR AND THEME CHOSEN FOR THE 38TH INTERNATIONAL İSTANBUL BOOK FAIR
Organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, the 38th International İstanbul Book Fair will be held between November 2 and 10, 2019 at the TÜYAP Fair Congress and Convention Center, Büyükçekmece.
More than 800 Turkish and foreign publishers and nongovernmental organizations are expected to take part in the fair with a host of events, workshops for children, lectures by authors and hundreds of autograph sessions bringing writers together with their readers.
Writer of Honor and Theme Chosen
The Book Fairs Advisory Board named author Adnan Özyalçıner the Writer of Honor of the 38th International İstanbul Book Fair. A series of panels and events will be held on the life and works of Özyalçıner with appearances by the author himself.
The theme of the fair will be “The '50 Generation in Literature”. The Fair prepares to host prominent writers around the theme, and a number of cultural events featuring Adnan Özyalçıner and other authors as guest speakers.
Events during the İstanbul Book Fair will focus on the theme of "The '50 Generation in Literature". Panel discussions will be held on "The '50 Generation in Cinema" moderated by Arif Keskiner, "The '50 Generation in Theater" moderated by Zeynep Oral, "Journals of the '50 Generation" moderated by Metin Celal, "The '50 Generation in Publishing" moderated by Fahri Aral, "The '50 Generation in Poetry" moderated by Cevat Çapan, "The '50 Generation in Storywriting" moderated by Doğan Hızlan, and "The '50 Generation in Literature" moderated by Selim İleri.
The 38th International İstanbul Book Fair will be held concurrently with the 29th İstanbul Art Fair / ARTIST 2019. The fair will be open between 10 am and 7 pm during the week and between 10 am and 8 pm on the weekend. The fair will close at 7 pm on Sunday, November 10. Admission to the fair will be free for students, teachers, pensioners and disabled persons.
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