A bestseller in Iceland, the nonfiction family saga ‘Blood Ties’ by Ásdís Halla Bragadóttir has been acquired for television by Sigurjon Sighvatsson in Los Angeles.
Brisk springtime rights trading is reported from Scandinavia, with nonfiction hits as well as fiction highlighted in Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway.
Three independent publishers in Finland have jointly launched the Helsinki Literary Agency to represent their foreign rights
‘Publishers weren’t interested in translations from Nordic literature or studies from Nordic writers,’ says Garton, so she and James MacFarlane created Norvik.
We interview São Paulo-based literary agent Pasi Loman who specializes in selling book rights between Brazilian and Scandinavian publishers.
Scandinavian publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair discuss their favorite titles for the fall, for which they are selling the rights to global territories at the fair.
Last week’s Göteborg Book Fair offered an overview of and new insights into what’s hot and what’s next in Swedish literature and publishing. Saskia Vogel reports.
In a new series, IPR License’s Tom Chalmers looks at licensing issues in key publishing territories around the world. First up: North America and Denmark.
At the Scandinavian Publishing Executive Meeting hosted by Schilling in Copenhagen, publishers surveyed the future of digital publishing in the region and found hope.
Bjartur-Verold has gained renown as the Icelandic publisher of many blockbuster English titles like Harry Potter and The Davinci Code.
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