The business of the book takes centerstage at Frankfurt, but it’s those gleams of artistry, even fleeting, that finally compel rights sales.
This fellowship, planned for November, hosts international publishers during the Salon du livre de Montréal.
‘My mother didn’t want us to live wars,’ said Canada’s Catherine Mavrikakis in a conversation at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
From the French-language part of Frankfurt’s 2021 Guest of Honor Canada, Québec-based publishers report on their books finding homes abroad.
As part of Canada’s Guest of Honor program at Frankfurter Buchmesse, authors Kim Thúy and Michel Jean spoke about the role of identity in storytelling.
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Finland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, and they include a single entry with 31 rights sales.
Today’s Rights Roundup has material originating in French, Arabic, English, Finnish, and Italian, altogether selling into at least 30 markets.
This edition of our Rights Roundups includes work from Canada, Finland, Italy, Sweden, the United States, and Germany.
‘We’re now in a multicultural moment,’ says McGill University’s Alain Farah. ‘Literature can have something else to say.’ (Sponsored)
Three successful translations of contemporary classics from Québec are well positioned in the German market for Frankfurter Buchmesse.