Browsing by topic: book rights

Agent? Scout? Send Frankfurt Book Fair Your Old LitAg Photos

Literary Agents Center, Frankfurt Book Fair

To mark the 35th anniversary of the Literary Agents and Scouts Center, the Frankfurt Book Fair is asking for photo submissions from the Agents Center’s past.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Two Industries, One Job Market: Book Translation in the US vs. UK

international books

Lower rates and a lack of royalties make the US a less appealing market than the UK for translators, but there are some advantages and work is crossing the Atlantic.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

On Establishing a Global Platform for Book Content Rights

international books

UK company IPR License has built a new platform that promises exploit dormant content via an easy-to-use system for rights holders and buyers to trade globally.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Why Isn’t More Book Content Licensed? Easy, No Brand

Game of Thrones Game

There is a simple reason just don’t see that much book content transformed into new formats and platforms: books with big enough brands to license are rare.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , | Comments closed

Publishers, Agents Turn to Latin America Amid Crisis in Spain

Spanish publishers are turning to countries like Chile for new sources of revenue. Pictured here, the Chilean Exhibition at the Guadalajara Book Fair 2012 (Photo: FIL Guadalajara / Pedro Andrés)

Spain’s financial crisis and slump in book sales has led Spanish-language publishers to focus on Latin America, with agents bypassing Spain to sell rights directly in the region.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Scandinavia’s Crime Lords: Stockholm’s Salomonsson Agency

Leyla Belle Drake (Photo:

The Salomonsson Agency is credited helping turn Scandinavian crime fiction into a global phenomenon. But is it over? They say ‘nej!’

Posted in Europe | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

French Editor’s Jump to Agenting “Akin to Treachery”

Agent Marc Parent

Former Buchet-Chastel editor Marc Parent is launching a new Paris-based literary agency, in part to help authors make a better living from their writing.

Posted in Europe | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Will Unglue.it’s Unorthodox Pitch Appeal to Publishers?

Rights are publishers’ primary assets and relinquishing them for fixed fee may not be immediately enticing.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Unglue.it Crowdfunds Unlimited Licenses for Beloved E-books

Unglueit workpage

Eric Hellman’s Unglue.it, now in alpha, asks an author or publisher to accept a fixed sum of money from the public for the unlimited use of an e-book.

Posted in Digital | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed
  • Get Publishing Perspectives in your inbox each day and stay up-to-date on international publishing.