Browsing by topic: literary agents

Literary Agent Q&A: Claudia Wittman, Germany

Claudia Wittman, founder of The Wittmann Agency (photo by Sabine Münch)

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.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Literary Agent Q&A: Marleen Seegers, USA

Marleen Seegers small

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.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What a Typical Week Looks Like at One UK Literary Agency

Andrew Lownie

UK literary agency Andrew Lownie outlines the range of activities he is involved with in a typical agency week, from the mundane and routine, to the offbeat and extraordinary.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Literary Agent Q&A: Madeleine Milburn, UK

Madeleine Millburn, literary agent in London, UK

Madeleine Millburn, a literary agent from London, offers her view on which international markets offer the most opportunities and how digital publishing has impacted the rights business.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Literary Agent Q&A: Clare Wallace, UK

Clare Wallace, literary agent at the Darley Anderson agency in London

Clare Wallace of the Darley Anderson Literary Agency in London talks about digitization has changed the book rights business and what opportunities lie ahead.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

Literary Agent Q&A: Frauke Jung-Lindemann, Germany

Dr. Frauke Jung-Lindemann, literary agent and founder of The Berlin Agency

Dr. Frauke Jung Lindemann, founder of The Berlin Agency, talks about the changing rights business and how she’s found more opportunities in the film market.

Posted in News Blog | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Literary Agent Q&A: Taryn Fagerness

Taryn Fagerness started her own literary agency in 2009

Taryn Fagerness, a literary agent in Washington, talks about her recent success with author Matthew Dicks and how she’s optimistic about the digital future of publishing.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , | Comments closed

How Book Prizes Boost Literary Talent Internationally

Cathryn Summerhayes

Focusing on the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, WME literary agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that book prizes are key to spotlighting talent for the global market.

Posted in English Language | Also tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

Literary Agent Q&A: Jonathan Lyons of Curtis Brown

Jonathan Lyons

In charge of Curtis Brown’s translation rights department, agent Jonathan Lyons talks here about the challenges and opportunities in today’s book publishing industry.

Posted in Global Trade Talk | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

In Spain: Recession Hampers Translation, Piracy Stalls Ebooks

Anna Soler-Pont of Pontas Agency in Barcelona.

Anna Soler-Pont reports that as publishers have endured the recession, literary translations take backseat, while piracy still hampers ebook adoption in Spain.

Posted in Discussion | Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed
  • Get Publishing Perspectives in your inbox each day and stay up-to-date on international publishing.