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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.
IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.
Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.
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.
India’s effervescent literary culture have begun to attract more foreign writers looking to license books in search of a bigger audience and accolades.
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.
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.
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.
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.