An upcoming two-day rights event features northern Finnish literature for international editors, literary agents, and translators.
Non-English language publishers should publish in English themselves, argues Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin in his keynote speech at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
New this year at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Business Club offers exclusive networking opportunities, high-level discussions about book publishing and more. Here is a selection of events for Tuesday, October 7.
Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.
OUP’s David Bowers discusses some of the main issues at the International Rights Directors Meeting, including Brazil, apps, and technology.
Agents sound off on key emerging markets, digital issues, agents-turned-publishers, the growth of film rights, and more prior to the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
By Erin L. Cox Yesterday’s International Rights Directors Meeting, entitled “Off the Page! — New Ways to Sell New Rights,” focused on the impact of digital publishing on the role of rights directors — the challenges, the successes, and the important “don’t assume anything” mandate for both rights directors and literary agents. Chairperson David Bowers, Vice President of Global Business …
By Helen Gregg This year, the International Rights Directors’ Meeting will focus on digital rights, and the challenges and opportunities new technology presents to rights directors. The International Rights Directors’ Meeting will be held on October 5, the day before the show floor opens, from 2:00-5:00pm in the Europa conference room in Hall 4.0. In an interview, Chairperson David Bowers, …