International rights deals require face time — and international travel. Marleen Seegers of 2 Seas Agency recounts her latest whirlwind trip around the world.
Eric Yang, CEO of Korea’s RHK, reflects on the state of the Korean book market and the West’s inability to fully engage with Asian publishing — yet.
One of the few literary agents focusing on Arabic, Yasmina Jraissati, discusses the non-existent role of the literary agent in the Middle East.
Beverly Hills rabbi David Wolpe seems tailor-made for silver screen stardom, but it took a book about a King David to convince Hollywood to call.
Penguin Random House imprint Hogarth is focuses on publishing high quality literary fiction told in voices from around the world, says editor Alexis Washam.
The strong US dollar, a struggling bookstore sector and a slowdown in government book acquisitions has pushed the Brazilian publishing sector into a crisis.
Tom Chalmers of IPR License notes activity at the recent London Book Fair proved the literary translation market is diversifying into smaller languages.
Nicole Witt of the Mertin Literary Agency reports on rights deals from the Buenos Aires Book Fair, where literary fiction is always a highlight.
Spanish and Portuguese-language specialists, the Mertin LIterary Agency, took home “International Literary Agent of the Year” prize at the LBF this month.
April 23, Dia de Sant Jordi, the Catalan festival dedicated to books and roses, accounts for 5–8% of annual book sales in Catalonia.