Marleen Seegers of the 2 Seas Agency advises foreign rights agents attending Frankfurt to be prepared, stay late, try new things and, yes, don’t drink alcohol.
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Claudia Wittman, literary agent and founder of the Wittman Agency in Germany, talks about how her rights business manages the massive changes in the book publishing industry.
Italian writer Claudio Magris (b. 1939) has been awarded the 2014 Prize in Romance Languages by the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL).
Dr. Frauke Jung Lindemann, founder of The Berlin Agency, talks about the changing rights business and how she’s found more opportunities in the film market.
Austrian, Swiss and German authors have sent an open letter of protest to Amazon, protesting the use of ‘authors and their books as a bargaining chip to exact deeper discounts.’
Hartmut Faehndrich, one of the most famous translators of Arabic literature into German explains why Arabic literature is ‘undervalued in the German-speaking world.’
When seven English-language editors visited Germany for meetings with their colleagues in publishing, key similarities and differences were revealed.
When Brazilian STM publishers visited their German counterparts last month they found common ground in questions surrounding Amazon, Open Access and more.
It may surprise many Americans, but German authors are paid to read in bookstores, have access to numerous fellowships and discounted health insurance.
Matthias Matting introduces Authorbuddies.com, a new web site that connects authors from across the world to assist each other with marketing efforts.