Award-winning author David Diop is the client of a new one-woman literary agency in France. Looking at her rights sales, you can understand the agency’s name: So Far So Good.
In its eighth year, Turkey’s fellowship for publishing professionals at Istanbul’s Tanpinar festival will again offer a three-day program of information and engagement.
Twelve titles will be presented for potential film development on February 11 as part of this year’s Books at Berlinale program at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Having attracted Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka to the Pula Book Fair, Zagreb’s Ivan Sršen says he sees promise in Croatia’s young editors.
With decades of experience in the offices and cubicles of the business, three publishing veterans are now repping authors as literary agents who hold meetings at 6 a.m.
Literary agents and rights directors tell Publishing Perspectives that the energy was high, deals were plentiful, and business was serious this year at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year.
As Turkey’s nose-diving currency sets off alarm bells on world trading floors, Istanbul’s Kalem Agency appeals to the publishing community for consideration from rights buyers: ‘It’s like being in a war.’
‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer.
From Denmark, Spain, Sweden, the USA, France, and Norway, our rights roundup is primarily fiction, with its one nonfiction entry being in comics format, looking at historical women’s movements. A second theme in several this time: displacement and immigration.