Today’s Rights Roundup has material originating in French, Arabic, English, Finnish, and Italian, altogether selling into at least 30 markets.
At ‘Words Without Borders,’ Susan Harris’ curation of this year’s queer issue has focused on inflection points that require ‘reckonings.’
Red Arrow Studios has co-development rights with Playground for all 75 novels and 28 short stories about the French detective Jules Maigret.
Even as Emmanuel Macron names reading the ‘great national cause’ of the year, France’s publishers are celebrating ‘book resilience’ in 2020.
French and Italian book publishers are engaging in a 3-day translation rights event, each the other’s second-largest rights export market.
The titles featured in this Rights Roundup include work from Sweden, Estonia, France, and the United Kingdom.
Talking of ‘At Night All Blood Is Black’ as both ‘frightening’ and ‘powerful,’ the International Booker jury announces its 2021 selection.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
‘You realize when you’re a writer that you don’t think of your translators,’ says the 2020 Prix Goncourt-winning author.
The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx.