Activist-filmmaker Jill Soloway will have her own imprint at Amazon Publishing, Topple Books. And London’s powerhouse PR firm Midas names Hodder’s Jason Bartholomew as joint CEO.
Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
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.
Taking note of the fact that two of the six shortlisted titles are Turkish in this year’s EBRD Literature Prize, Istanbul’s Nermin Mollaoğlu looks at the rights scene for Turkish books in 2018.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
The observations made by these diverse publishers during at the first Children’s Books Salon in New York speak to their common faith in the social power of books.
As the Audio Publishers Association’s Audie Awards organizers say they get more and better entries annually, the market’s hunger for audio rights is ratcheting up, too.
With a background in rights at Wiley, Random House/Fodor’s, Hyperion/Disney, and FSG, Kris Kliemann comes to IPR License as a veteran in publishing rights based in New York City.
‘The development of a vibrant international industry network,’ the Frankfurter Buchmesse Fellowship Program, will see fellows from France, Colombia, USA, UK, the Netherlands, Japan, and Italy visit Milan’s Tempo di Libri in March.
For advice on selling rights into the Chinese market, we speak with Andrew Nurnberg Associates’ Jackie Huang of Beijing, who will address the Taipei International Book Exhibition’s Frankfurter Buchmesse professional program next week.