Our latest spring rights deal roundup ahead of the London Book Fair includes a Korean suspense novel sold into 8 territories, an ‘intentional living’ manifesto sold to 22 territories, and a Swedish thriller with 16 deals so far.
From Finland by way of Kosovo, as well as the UK, Israel, Nigeria, Sweden, Spain, and the United States, the writers of our rights roundup are producing thrillers, politically tinged literary fiction, memoir, comedic drama and, of course, children’s stories.
With biography, autobiography, children’s literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting rights deals this month.
From Germany, the States, Sweden, Spain, Israel, Mexico, and France, here are works of nonfiction, adult trade and children’s fiction, including a sweeping graphic memoir and a novel headed for a cinema near you in February.
A couple of auspicious debuts are included in our latest rights update, as well as historical fiction, a children’s entry, serial work and noir.
Amid discussion bout how audiobook rights are bought and sold, our roundup shows a robust rights trading scene on the international publishing stage.
Film options as well as translation rights factor into the mix as agencies report sales and deals on some of their strongest titles.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado’s agency’s rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet is preparing her rights list of French, Spanish and international children’s books to showcase at the Bologna Book Fair