‘June is bustin’ out all over’ in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition.
In his keynote at Frankfurt’s The Markets, the arch-agent Andrew Wylie will address the forces of nationalism: ‘The publishing world is in opposition.’
Known for agency-publishing innovation and for his mastery of a personality-driven business, literary agent Ed Victor is recalled by publishing leaders.
With impressive rights sales for Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s ‘The Fact of a Body,’ Szilvia Molnar at Sterling Lord talks about selling internationally.
‘Agents like us are acting in areas that used to be the publishers’ territories,’ says Anna Soler-Pont, reflecting on 25 years of her Pontas Agency.
Amid growing interest in Spanish and Latin American writers among US publishers, Barcelona-based agency Schavelzon Graham will be at BookExpo.
Now in a second printing by Grove Press in the States, ‘The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea’ finds a growing audience of concern.
Brisk springtime rights trading is reported from Scandinavia, with nonfiction hits as well as fiction highlighted in Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway.
As Brazil’s publishers look to boost their rights business, the Bienal do Livro in Rio prepares to host its Agents & Business Center for a second time.
Rogers Coleridge & White’s David Miller is remembered in London as a deeply respected literary agent, a compelling author, and ‘wonderful father.’