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Sunday, May 10 • 15:15 - 16:00
Literary Agents in MENA BEGRÄNSADE

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Join some of the region's most experienced Literary Agents in a stimulating discussion of the role of the Agent and the added benefit of having one.

Moderators/مدير الجلسة
avatar for Alexandra Buchler

Alexandra Buchler

Director مدير, Literature Across Frontiers مؤسسة
Alexandra Büchler is director of Literature Across Frontiers - European Platform for Literary Exchange, Translation and Policy Debate based in Wales, United Kingdom, and editor of its series of reports on the publishing of translated literature and related policy and financing. She is co-author of LAF’s report on the translation of Arabic literature into English and of a recent statistical report on the... Read More →

Speakers/المتحدث
avatar for Zeynep Sevde Paksu زينب سيفدي باكسو

Zeynep Sevde Paksu زينب سيفدي باكسو

Editor, Writer, Manager, Taze Kitap تايز كيتاب
| | Zeynep Sevde Paksu was born at 20 August 1983 in İstanbul. She studied physics in Yildiz Technical University. Since 2001 she is working in the publishing sector as an editor, writer and manager. She has 11 children books published in Turkish. Her “super kid’s diary” series became bestseller in Turkey when they published. She published 7 different children magazines until today. She owns an agency called Taze Kitap... Read More →
avatar for Yasmina Jraissati ياسمينة جريصاتي

Yasmina Jraissati ياسمينة جريصاتي

Founder وكالة رايا, Raya Agency مؤسسة رايا
Yasmina Jraissati is a literary agent who specialises in Arabic literature. She created RAYA, the first agency dedicated to Arabic literature translation rights in 2004. Authors she represents have been successfully placed in houses such as Actes Sud, Buchet-Chastel (France), Hanser (Germany), Bompiani, Feltrinelli (Italy), Transworld, Haus, Ebury Rider Books (Penguin Random House) (UK), Seven Stories Press (USA), De Geus (Netherlands... Read More →
avatar for Monica Gram مونيكا غرام

Monica Gram مونيكا غرام

Managing Director مدير إداري, Leonhardt & Høier Literary Agency وكالة ليونهاردت وهوار الأدبية
Monica Gram is the Managing Director of the Leonhardt & Høier Literary Agency in Copenhagen and has been in the business for twenty years. She runs the agency in collaboration with Anneli Høier, and represents a growing list of Scandinavian authors worldwide, while also looking after the German publishers that the agency represents in Scandinavia. The list includes authors of literary, commercial and non-fiction. The agency was founded in... Read More →


Sunday May 10, 2015 15:15 - 16:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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