In today’s Rights Roundup, we have work from Canada, Scotland, France, Finland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and a study in Yiddish of Russian imprisonment.
‘Nature writing’s got a job to do,’ says author Jim Crumley in Publishing Scotland’s new short documentary, ‘Second Nature.’
Since March, 65 percent of professional writers, illustrators, and literary translators in the UK are reported to have lost income.
Industry Notes: Set for mid-January, Germany’s Future!Publish calls for proposals, as Publishing Scotland kicks off this year’s translation grants.
Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland’s books industry.
Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out.
A new program for Scottish Books International helps support authors who represent the market’s literary life in international festivals and other events.
Now taking applications for its second-round translation funding of the 2019-2020 cycle, Publishing Scotland is also keeping an eye on Brexit.
With its new Scottish Books International support for Scottish authors’ appearances, Publishing Scotland held a German-market kickoff at Frankfurt.
In its first of two rounds of 2019-2020 translation funding, Publishing Scotland is supporting the translation of 14 Scottish titles into 10 foreign languages.