Nermin Mollaoglu graduated from Trakya University, with B.A. degrees in English Language Teaching. She earned her first master’s degree from Connecticut State University and during her second master’s degree at İstanbul Bilgi University, she wrote her thesis on the loopholes in rights deals for authors and translators.

In 2005, after working three years as a rights coordinator at YKY, one of the biggest and most prestigious publishers in Turkey, she found Kalem Agency.

She established ITEF, Istanbul International Literature Festival together with Mehmet Demirtaş in 2009.

Nermin Mollaoglu was awarded with the International Excellency for The Agencies in 2017 at London Book Fair. 

She has been in 72 different countries and most of these visits were due to international book fairs and literary festivals.