The work in our Rights Roundup comes from Norway, Finland, France, and from Spain by way of an Italian tale of bravery.
Graphic novels, a dark debut from a 25-year-old Parisian, and nonfiction on social genetics and saving our seas all figure into today’s roundup.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.
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.
From Germany, the States, Sweden, Spain, Israel, Mexico, and France, here are works of nonfiction, adult trade and children’s fiction, including a sweeping graphic memoir and a novel headed for a cinema near you in February.
International publishing rights agent Stephanie Barrouillet of Tel Aviv describes the effects of a short-lived fixed-price law, just repealed by Israel.
Children’s rights agent Stephanie Barrouillet sees challenges in the late-pandemic approaches the industry has had to adopt.
Despite useful digital alternatives, Tel Aviv-based Stephanie Barrouillet says there remains a need for rights and publishing pros to meet.
Publishers in many countries are finding success with nonfiction children’s books that offer illustrated explanations of complex concepts.
The Swedish publisher Olika’s series of books about Sweden’s top women’s football stars got a kick in visibility this summer with the World Cup in France.
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