At Bologna Children’s Book Fair and London Book Fair, the Amazon Publishing rights team packs dependable titles—and the retail muscle to make all boats float.
This year’s Bologna Book Fair was a success for the rights department of Tomorrow Publishing House in China. The company celebrated a number of new rights deals with international publishers.
China Translation & Publishing House launched an anthology of Chinese children’s stories in Bologna and announced rights deals for Arabic and Spanish.
At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan’s book, ‘Summer’.
From Finland by way of Kosovo, as well as the UK, Israel, Nigeria, Sweden, Spain, and the United States, the writers of our rights roundup are producing thrillers, politically tinged literary fiction, memoir, comedic drama and, of course, children’s stories.
Touting a record year for Norwegian literature on the world stage, NORLA’s Margit Walsø describes a market and industry unified in their mission: ‘We want our stories to be part of the international dialogue.’
Chinese children’s book ‘Bronze and Sunflower’ by Cao Wenxuan became an international bestseller. Here, the Chinese publisher, Phoenix, talks about how the book became a success.
After 25 years in business, Chinese publisher Children’s Fun Publishing celebrates its international activities and children’s books at the Bologna Book Fair.
Building on the success of Australia-based physicist Chris Ferrie’s ‘Baby University’ series, Sourcebooks pre-empts world English rights from China’s CCPPG to begin publishing ‘Red Kangaroo’ books in 2019.
The second year of Milan’s book fair, Tempo di Libri, saw growing attendance, according to organizers. We talk to literary agent Marleen Seegers, who was at the Milan International Rights Center.