A separate but sister publishing firm to Oxford’s David Fickler Books, ‘The Phoenix’ has begun selling rights on its own books into Spain and Poland.
‘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.
What’s changed in a career like Kate Hibbert’s? ‘The status of rights selling,’ says this historian’s daughter who’s seen a lot of the industry.
IPR License’s Instant Rights can handle transactions, from selection through contract and invoice generation, online payment, and sales reports.
BookCon reaches its 20,000 person goal on Saturday and Sunday; BookExpo cites 7,425 attendees, “primarily booksellers, librarians, retailers, and media.”
An agency in Spain picks up New York’s Diversion Books foreign rights. An Australian study of teen reading finds conflicting input on digital vs. print.
Even as China is a major part of Berghahn Books’ translation rights trade, the prevalence of English in the world, Marion Berghahn says, is a boon.
With impressive rights sales for Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s ‘The Fact of a Body,’ Szilvia Molnar at Sterling Lord talks about selling internationally.
Thanks to digital initiatives and a strong list of titles, 50-year-old UK book publisher Kogan Page is growing its business, despite more competition.
A memoir from the Nazi era, ‘A German Life’ has been bolstered by the documentary film on its subject, the late Brunhilde Pomsel.