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

After working 3 years as the rights coordinator at YKY, one of the biggest and most prestigious publishers in Turkey, she found Kalem Agency in 2005.

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 to 72 different countries and most of them for the international book fairs and literary festivals.