Tight restrictions on foreign transactions did not deter UK kids publishers from striking numerous deals following the China Shanghai Children’s Book Fair.
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.
In the Netherlands agents and subagents are growing in influence; in Spain the poor economy has led publishers to experiment with formats and price points.
Our regular series looking at what’s happening in a number of key publishing territories around the world peeks in on Croatia and Israel.
To succeed as a publisher in Italy you need to the get the consumer price right, while in South Africa niche publishing is promising, but digital is a long way off.
In a new series, IPR License’s Tom Chalmers looks at licensing issues in key publishing territories around the world. First up: North America and Denmark.
Amazon announced a Kindle World license for the books of Kurt Vonnegut, but not everyone thinks it’s a great idea.
Hannah Sheppard, creative director at IPR License, reminds self-publishers that getting the basics right are key when pursuing international rights deals.
Nicole Witt of Frankfurt’s Mertin Agency describes the pleasure of seeing several of her titles transformed into award-winning films and the unexpected perks.
Today, perhaps the most ambitious and aggressive community in publishing is self-publishing. How practical is it for a self-publisher to pursue licensing deals?