Turkish Literature Abroad / TURLA project is started in 2017 by Association of Press and Publications with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism and ISTKA Istanbul Development Agency. It has been representing Turkish literature in the most distinguished international book fairs around the world since then. It aims to showcase Turkish publishing sector and to set up professional networks between Turkish and international publishers. For this purpose TURLA has participated numerous important book fairs and presented its catalogues which contains fiction, non-fiction and children books.
TURLA serves as a not-for-profit agency to Turkish publishers. Therefore TURLA provides intuitional and commercial consulting services and organizes various trainings to the publishers.
TURLA expands its catalogue day by day towards an online portal of Turkish literature. Via turkishliterature.org Turkish books from different genres are displayed to world publishers and agencies.