WRITER OF HONOR AND THEME CHOSEN FOR THE 37TH INTERNATIONAL İSTANBUL BOOK FAIROrganized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, the 37th International Istanbul Book Fair will be held between November 10 and 18, 2018 at the TÜYAP Fair 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 Selim İleri the Writer of Honor of the 37th International İstanbul Book Fair. A series of panels and events will be held on the life and works of İleri with appearances by the author himself.
The theme of the fair will be “Surrounding Life with Literature”. The Fair prepares to host prominent foreign and Turkish writers around the theme, and a number of cultural events featuring Selim İleri and other authors as guest speakers.
The 37th International İstanbul Book Fair will be held concurrently with the ARTİST 2018 / 28th Istanbul Art Fair. 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 18. Admission to the fair will be free for students, teachers, pensioners and disabled persons.