Long under-appreciated in the French book business, literary agents are making headway in rights and representation. A new report looks at their gains.
Coronavirus Worklife: Children’s Book Literary Agent Stephanie Barrouillet
Despite useful digital alternatives, Tel Aviv-based Stephanie Barrouillet says there remains a need for rights and publishing pros to meet.
Border Crossings: A Rights Roundup for a Stay-at-Home Season
Trending somewhat toward the noir this time, our deals come from France, Germany, Sweden, the UK, and the States–several titles are parts of series.
A Clandestine Press, Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire
Liberal Publishing House–specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress–wins the IPA’s highest honor.
Coronavirus Worklife at 2 Seas Agency: ‘Publishers Are Still Looking for Books’
Literary agents at 2 Seas Agency say that, thanks to digital communication, publishers working from home are actively reading submissions and making offers.
Rights Roundup: Books That Were To Be Presented at London Book Fair 2020
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.
At Davos 2020: IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi Leads Philanthropy Forum
The World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary week of meetings at Davos included a session on international philanthropy’s support for sustainability goals.
Rights Roundup: A Season of Sales
From Italy, the United States, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands, here’s a year-end look at titles with tidings of brisk rights activity.
Italy’s Publishers Report 2019 Foreign Rights Sales Up 8.7 Percent
Co-edition publishing is on the rise in Italy this year, as is the number of foreign rights Italian publishers have sold abroad, according to a new report from the Associazione Italiana Editori.
Rights Roundup: Frankfurt Pilgrims and Dreams in Hurricane Season
From Oslo, Helsinki, Paris, Mexico City, New York, Jerusalem, Zurich, and the Basque region’s San Sebastian, here are books being presented at Frankfurt.
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