IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.
Browsing by topic: foreign rights
We interview São Paulo-based literary agent Pasi Loman who specializes in selling book rights between Brazilian and Scandinavian publishers.
While relatively few literary agents work in Italy, the evolving publishing industry is making them more essential. Agent Marco Vigevani describes the scene.
At Frankfurt’s annual Rights Directors Meeting, Wuping Zhao told the audience that Chinese publishers acquired rights to 15,592 foreign titles in 2011, up from just 1,664 in 1995.
If you’re a writer from a small nation, working with a translator who can pitch your book directly to a publisher might be a better bet than using an agent.
How should the world’s biggest book fair cater to self-published and indie authors? And if they did serve up a suitable agenda, would you indie author attend?
It is only a matter of time before global publishers take a bite out of the American pie. Will it be worth the time and effort it will take to break in?
In an attitude switch from recent years, foreign publishers are looking at ways to create market opportunities and exploit the rich digital market in the US.
University of Chicago press’ extraordinary journey to bring Rómulo Gallegos’ early 20th century Venezuelan classic novel Doña Barbara back into print in English.
The Bogotá International Book Fair was a high-energy affair, which featured Brazil as guest of honor. It attracted 415,000 visitors and generated $20m in sales.