Global children’s publishers are turning away from the US and UK and toward Asian, French, Italian, Portuguese or Eastern European publishers for fresh content.
Lisa Bruce spent years working on the film, The Theory of Everything, before convincing the author to sell the rights to the original memoir.
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
The 26 rights deals for Milena Busquets’ short debut novel have raised eyebrows — but looking at the author’s passion and personal history, it makes sense
New research, particularly in South America, is looking at how the publishing and copyright-holding industries can be seen as national wealth generators.
In the Guardian, Pierre Astier and Laure Pecher examine the position of French publishers, noting they remain isolated by hidebound rights practices.
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As the first of an ongoing series of Q&A’s with the world’s leading literary agents, Publishing Perspectives talks to New York’s Barbara Zitwer.
IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.
The latest Sharjah International Book Fair underscored its role in bringing together partners from countries and regions often on the fringes of other fairs.