*+-Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.
*+-Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.
*+-Brazil’s Bookcase Literary Agency has made a name for itself after just one year in business by connecting talented, independent authors with international publishers.
*+-Finland was a hugely successful Guest of Honor country at the Frankfurt Book Fair, prompting more than 7,500 news articles and numerous rights deals.
*+-Literary agents respond to Richard Charkin’s provocation that international publishers should put out their own English editions rather than selling the English rights.
*+-Literary agent Barbara J. Zitwer reflects on the pivotal role the Frankfurt Book Fair has played in her life and career.
*+-Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency.
*+-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.
*+-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.
*+-Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation.