The International Centre for Literary Agencies hosts literary agents and copyright specialists from Romania and abroad. The Centre aims at creating a professional frame for the negotiation of copy and translation rights, fostering communication on the topic of the specific know-how and facilitating the contacts between literary agents, copyright managers, authors and publishers activating on the international book market.



  • DS Rights and Co-Editions Ltd.
    Rutland House, 90-92 Baxter Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6HZ, United Kingdom
    Director: Livia Stoia
    Co-edition/rights agency in Central and Eastern Europe for Andrews McMeel, Arrowsmith Agency, Artemis Losange, I-5 Publishers, BBC Active, Combel Editorial, Editorial Everest, Brown Bear Books/Windmill Books, Chene, Garamond, Gibbs-Smith, Gallimard Loisir & Gallimard Jeunesse, Gresham Marketing, Hachette Jeunesse & Hachette Pratique, Hannacroix Creek Books, Hardie Grant Egmont, Ediciones Nowtilus, Lonely Planet, Orpheus, powerhouse Packaging, Quirk Books,Rockpool Publishing, Thames&Hudson, The Rights Company, Thema Media.
  • Kalem Literary Agency
    Asmalimescit Mah. Șehbender sok. No: 18/6, 34430 Beyoglu Istanbul, Turcia
    Phone: +90 212 245 44 06
    Fax: +90 212 245 44 19
    Represented by: Mehmet Demirtaș - Kalem Agency Corporate relations, Associate - ITEF Festival
    Director: Fatma Yilmaz - Kalem Agency PR responsible, ITEF Festival Coordinator
    Founded in Istanbul, Turkey, Kalem Literary Agency represents numerous renowned Turkish authors among them the most prominent and established assets of contemporary Turkish literature and classical masters like Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar.
    Our search for emerging voices and perseverance to support and nurture newly developing talents goes hand in hand with our respect for the roots of Turkish Literary tradition. The number of the contracts Kalem Literary Agency has made to represent and disseminate Turkish literature abroad in 36 languages has exceeded 1.300 by 2014. Even if our focus is on fiction that ranges from high-quality literary works to commercial titles with mass-market appeal, we also represent non-fiction titles.Besides representing Turkish language rights, Kalem Agency also works as a sub-agent for publishers and literary agencies abroad. Our main objective is to match the right publishers with just the right titles.Kalem Agency organizes the first and only international literary festival in Turkey: Organized in 2009 for the first time, ITEF-Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival creates a space that ensures the cooperation of Turkish authors and publishers with foreign publishers, editors, translators and authors.
    Str. Banul Antonache 37, 011663 Bucharest 1, ROMANIA
    Phone: 021 316 48 06
    Fax: 021 316 47 94
    Simona Kessler International Copyright Agency, Ltd., established 1994, is the first independent and largest literary agency in Romania. Over the past 20 years Kessler managed to build an impressive client list including over 150 major US, UK, Canadian, West European and Japanese  publishers and literary agencies represented exclusively in the Romanian territory. The agency represents children books and philosophy, classics of the 20th century and contemporary literature, fiction and non-fiction alike, there are more than 6500 contracts signed via the agency, accounting for about 10.000 titles published in Romanian language. Among the major authors represented by Simona Kessler there are to be mentioned: Thomas Mann, J.D. Salinger, William Golding, John Fowles, George Orwell, Herta Müller, Carlos Fuentes, Leon Poliakov, Raymond Aaron, Octavio Paz, Nadine Gordimer, Winston Churchill, Isaiah Berlin etc. Simona Kessler studied German and English literature and is a graduate of the Bucharest University. After graduation she worked as a teacher, then for ten years she was a text editor at Meridane Art Publishing House in Bucharest and also translated art books from Romanian into German.
    Simona Kessler started as a literary agent in 1991, from 1992 to 1994 she was the manager of the local GPA office, and in 1994 she established the first independent literary agency in Romania. The experience of 30 years in the Romanian publishing industry enables Kessler to provide an accurate expertise of the market. She contributed to several studies on the Romanian book market, the most exhaustive one being published by France Editions. In 1992 she attended the Stanford Publishing Course and over the years she has been invited to hold numerous speeches on copyright at home and abroad.
  • Livia Stoia Literary Agency
    Str. Gârlei 58, sector 1, 013724, București, România
    Phone/fax: 021 232 99 09
    Livia Stoia Literary Agency (formerly known as Sun Literary Agency) was founded in 2003 and gathered over the years a strong representation list of publishers, literary agencies and individual authors from Romania, UK, USA, Australia, Germany, France, Holland, Denmark, Italy, Israel, Spain, Latin America, Canada, Russia, Serbia and Turkey. We started our business in Romania and Republic of Moldova, and since autumn 2009, we have gradually extended it in Eastern Europe. Moreover, we are now worldwide representatives for some of our clients, such as Creabooks and individual authors. Apart from the major international book fairs, held in Frankfurt, Bologna, London, we annually attend the local book fairs, in most of the markets where we are active. We can provide a well documented analysis on local book markets. We sell rights and we co-edit illustrated books. Our agency exclusively represents DS Rights and Co-editions in the following countries: Romania, Poland, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia,Montenegro, Albania, Turkey. We provide market analysis on Romanian publishing field.
  • Livia Stoia
    Owner and manager of Livia Stoia Literary Agency from Bucharest, founded in 2003.
    Graduated Gheorge Asachi University (Iasi) and Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj). Sociologist.
    Shareholder since 2009 and manager since 2010 of DS Rights and Co-editions, London.
    Foreign languages: English, French.
  • Liliana Raluca Duță
    Literary agent working at Livia Stoia Literary Agency since November 2012.
    Graduated Faculty of Applied Sciences, University Politehnica of Bucharest
    Foreign languages: English, French
  • SalmaiaLit
    C/Consell de Cent 407, 2 08009 Barcelona
    Tel: (+34) 606 645 603
    Represented by: Amaiur Fernández
    SalmaiaLit is a literary agency founded in Barcelona in 2008 that represents author's copyrights, and also handles foreign rights on behalf of publishing houses and literary agencies both worldwide and/or for specific languages. We represent world rights of almost 30 authors writing mainly in Spanish Language and handle the catalogs of 17 foreign clients.