This year, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is offering translation funding for literary and children’s titles that have won the award, with the goal of increasing the readership for Arabic books.
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.
Latvian children’s publisher Alīse Nigale and her publishing house Liels un Mazs have won a number of awards in Latvia, and she’s now seeing a boost from foreign rights sales.
Get a digital copy of the Spring 2018 Publishing Perspectives Magazine, out in print at the London Book Fair next week. This issue puts a focus on diversity in book publishing.
At Bologna Children’s Book Fair and London Book Fair, the Amazon Publishing rights team packs dependable titles—and the retail muscle to make all boats float.
This year’s Bologna Book Fair was a success for the rights department of Tomorrow Publishing House in China. The company celebrated a number of new rights deals with international publishers.
China Translation & Publishing House launched an anthology of Chinese children’s stories in Bologna and announced rights deals for Arabic and Spanish.
At a special ceremony during the Bologna Book Fair, Macmillan and 21st Century Publishing Group celebrated a new rights deal for Chinese author Cao Wenxuan’s book, ‘Summer’.
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.
Touting a record year for Norwegian literature on the world stage, NORLA’s Margit Walsø describes a market and industry unified in their mission: ‘We want our stories to be part of the international dialogue.’