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

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From Page to Stage: The UK’s Theatrical Licensing Boom

Perfect Murder

Theater producers in the UK have scored several recent successes with stage adaptations of popular and award-winning books, and there’s a hunger for more.

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University Presses Seize Opportunity to Sell Foreign Rights

Staff of the University Press of Colorado, circa 2008. Darrin Pratt, director, is pictured bottom right.

IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

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Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.

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Licensing to the Arab World Poses Unique Opportunities

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Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.

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India’s Buoyant Book Market Attracts More Foreign Deals

Peacocks among the Tamarind Trees

India’s effervescent literary culture have begun to attract more foreign writers looking to license books in search of a bigger audience and accolades.

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Sweden Shifting Away from Crime, While UK Seeks Sure Things

Elisabet Brannstrom

Sweden is shifting away from the acute focus on crime toward both quirkier and more literary titles, while in the UK risk-averse publishers are seeking surefire hits.

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Book Licensing Market Snapshots: The Netherlands and Spain

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In the Netherlands agents and subagents are growing in influence; in Spain the poor economy has led publishers to experiment with formats and price points.

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Book Licensing Market Snapshots: North America and Denmark

Tom Chalmers

In a new series, IPR License’s Tom Chalmers looks at licensing issues in key publishing territories around the world. First up: North America and Denmark.

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Kindle Worlds: Bringing Fanfiction Into Line But Not Online?

kindle worlds

Limiting Kindle Worlds to the ebook form may cater to the needs of licensors, but it is counter to the ethos, habits and desires of fanfiction writers and readers.

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