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Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf To Be Published in May

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Nearly 90 years after JRR Tolkien translated the 11th-century classic poem Beowulf will be published this May by HarperCollins UK and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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How to Write a Good Non-fiction Book Proposal for Submission

Christian Jennings is a veteran foreign correspondent and the author of five books.

Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction proposal for submission.

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An Insider’s Guide to How One UK Agency Places Its Writers

Andrew Lownie is one of the top-selling agents in the world according to Publishers Marketplace.

Andrew Lownie, recently short-listed for The Bookseller UK literary agent of the year, explains how the agency goes about selling its authors.

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

Perfect Murder

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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Denmark’s Movellas Social Reading/Writing Empowers Teens

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Movellas, a community for teenagers to read, write and share stories launched in 2010, has attracted 200,000 budding literati in the US, UK and Denmark.

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China Licensing of UK Children’s Books Gains Momentum

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Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.

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Delhi’s GLOBALOCAL, Part 1: Many Voices, Many Observations

Linda Tan Lindgard

Vinutha Mallya recaps the highlights of GLOBALOCAL 2014, the ‘forum for content’ organized by the German Book Office, New Delhi and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Licensing to the Arab World Poses Unique Opportunities

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Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.

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India’s Buoyant Book Market Attracts More Foreign Deals

Peacocks among the Tamarind Trees

India’s effervescent literary culture have begun to attract more foreign writers looking to license books in search of a bigger audience and accolades.

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