Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
Taking into account a couple of cases of talented writers crossing borders, some 10 nations are represented in our new rights roundup, spanning a clutch of interesting genres and rights opportunities.
With plans for multiplatform development to follow, the allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television.
A forthcoming biography of Formula 1 driver Kimi Räikkönen from Siltala Publishing in Finland is generating big buzz—and big deals—at the London Book Fair.
The observations made by these diverse publishers during at the first Children’s Books Salon in New York speak to their common faith in the social power of books.
Several international participants in next week’s Children’s Books Salon–produced by Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives–speak to us about the children’s book sector in their respective markets today.
Teos publisher Nina Paavolainen says she’s optimistic about seeing Finland’s literature find more international traction in 2018, with help in part from the Helsinki Literary Agency.
Authors with the Helsinki Literary Agency, formed by three Finnish publishers, has captured the 2017 Finlandia Prize for both adult and children’s books.
Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
Alfulk Publishing in Abu Dhabi and Nepko Publishing in Mongolia are each working on new initiatives to increase translation of their books for more readers.