This Brazil-based agency has seen success selling translation rights for self-published authors. Agent Flavia Viotti tells us how she does it.
As part of Nielsen’s inaugural Romance Book Summit at the Romance Writers of America conference, a panel of publishers talk about globalization, sales, and diversity challenges.
Not to say that it’s something in the water, it’s often noticed by international observers that the two major publishing markets have different entertainment-genre priorities. The Americans love love. For the Brits, good literature is murder.
‘There is no area in publishing today more transformed by digital than romance.’ Nielsen offers a new event for both authors and publishers in July.
Romantic fiction in Denmark has mainly lived in kiosks alongside magazines — until now. New imprints are bringing it into the open.
Random House Germany recently launched an online community for romance readers and a literary festival to connect romance writers to their fans.
Marking its full ownership of Harlequin SA, HarperCollins France pledges more romance, plus commercial trade output that includes local authors.
This year marks the diamond anniversary of Avon Books’ operation in the market, although it has been focused on romance for 44 of its 75 years. Today, it’s HarperCollins’ Avon Books.
The term ‘bodice ripper’ is in deep disfavor among many today, and historical romance publishers and authors work carefully with modern sensibilities.
Romance novel publisher Harlequin has launched Vintages by Harlequin, a new line of three wine varietals sold exclusively on Amazon.