*+-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.
*+-Download our London Book Fair magazine on Rights and Licensing, which includes literary agent Q&As, global licensing trends, and perspectives from international companies.
*+-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.