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Rights Sales as “Soft Power”

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New research, particularly in South America, is looking at how the publishing and copyright-holding industries can be seen as national wealth generators.

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Why Don’t French Publishers Have a Global Reach?

Agent Pierre Astier

In the Guardian, Pierre Astier and Laure Pecher examine the position of French publishers, noting they remain isolated by hidebound rights practices.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Denise Bukowski, Canada

Denise Bukowski, The Bukowski Agency in Toronto, Canada

In our ongoing series of Q&As with literary agents, Denise Bukowski, of the Bukowski Agency in Toronto, talks about international rights opportunities and engaged authors.

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Frankfurt Book Fair’s Juergen Boos on Changes for 2015

Juergen Boos, Director of the Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo: Peter Hirth / Frankfurter Buchmesse)

Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos discusses how new advancements coming to the Fair in 2015 reflect the shifting publishing and media marketplace.

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Download Publishing Perspectives’ London Book Fair Magazine

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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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The Translator as Agent

Maureen Freely, the moderator of the panel, is the new President of PEN UK.

A panel of experts discuss how translations reach the market, from finding the books to what translators should do when approaching publishers.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Norbert Uzseka, Hungary

Norbert Uzseka

In our series of Q&A’s with the world’s leading literary agents, we talk to Norbert Uzseka of the Lex Copyright Iroda in Budapest, Hungary.

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Agent Barbara J. Zitwer on Bringing Korean Literature to the World

Barbara Zitwer

As the first of an ongoing series of Q&A’s with the world’s leading literary agents, Publishing Perspectives talks to New York’s Barbara Zitwer.

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

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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.

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Literary Agent/ Film Producer Talks Book-Movie Synergy

A still from the production of "Traces of Sandalwood"

Anna Soler-Pont of Barcelona’s Pontas Literary & Film Agency discusses the her dual careers in books and movies, and role as an agent, writer and producer.

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