Rights are publishers’ primary assets and relinquishing them for fixed fee may not be immediately enticing.
Eric Hellman’s Unglue.it, now in alpha, asks an author or publisher to accept a fixed sum of money from the public for the unlimited use of an e-book.
Four foreign-born French rights directors discuss the differences between working abroad and in Paris, where the job is ‘more important, more stimulating, and there’s more responsibility.’
By relying on translators to guide him in buying world English rights to European literature, India’s Seagull Books is a major player in the West.
What profitable, forward-thinking publishing house would not want to run its very own film/TV production company?
Increasingly self-publishers are pushing into new aspects of publishing and taking control of their own fate. One of these areas is rights.
Graphic novelist Alex de Campi is using Kickstarter to raise $27,000 to fund production of her latest project, including selling print, film and foreign rights.
OUP’s David Bowers discusses some of the main issues at the International Rights Directors Meeting, including Brazil, apps, and technology.
Brazil’s top literary agent, Lucia Riff, discusses selling buying and selling rights in Brazil and abroad, and market trends in Brazil
Agents sound off on key emerging markets, digital issues, agents-turned-publishers, the growth of film rights, and more prior to the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.