Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market.
Iconic literary agent Andrew Wylie spoke at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Markets conference about diversity in publishing, and giving readers what they want.
Agents shift their meetings from the hotels to the Literary Agents Center on Frankfurt Tuesday, and some literary agencies share their big books of the fair.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado’s agency’s rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets.
‘June is bustin’ out all over’ in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition.
In his keynote at Frankfurt’s The Markets, the arch-agent Andrew Wylie will address the forces of nationalism: ‘The publishing world is in opposition.’
Known for agency-publishing innovation and for his mastery of a personality-driven business, literary agent Ed Victor is recalled by publishing leaders.
With impressive rights sales for Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s ‘The Fact of a Body,’ Szilvia Molnar at Sterling Lord talks about selling internationally.
‘Agents like us are acting in areas that used to be the publishers’ territories,’ says Anna Soler-Pont, reflecting on 25 years of her Pontas Agency.