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2 Seas at the Inaugural New York Rights Fair

The brand new New York Rights Fair was held at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion from May 30 – June 1 2018, an event the 2 Seas team couldn’t miss out on. Co-founders Marleen and Derek went to check it out… By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in June 2018 Partnership between BookExpo and […]

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Pre-empts and Non-Fiction at the 2018 London Book Fair

Optimism was in the air during this year’s London Book Fair, where there was a particularly high demand for non-fiction titles and, as often happens, titles were pre-empted in the days running up to the fair. By Marleen Seegers—article first posted in April 2018 After visiting Milan, Paris and Amsterdam, my spring 2018 #2SeasEurotour ended […]

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An Introduction to Foreign Rights | 2018 London Book Fair

The Introduction to Rights Workshop half-day event was held for the 22nd consecutive time on Monday April 9th, 2018 at Olympia, London one day before the London Book Fair. By Chrysothemis Armefti— Article first published in April 2018 I had already been to the workshop in 2012 as a postgraduate student at the University of […]

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Dutch publishing

2 Seas Visits Dutch Publishers in Amsterdam

After attending the Tempo di Libri Book Fair in Milan and having meetings in Paris, including at the Paris Book Fair, 2 Seas Agency’s owner Marleen continues her European meeting marathon in her home country the Netherlands. Here are her impressions of the current Dutch publishing scene. By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in […]

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Paris Book Fair

2 Seas Back in Paris for the “Livre Paris” Book Fair

2 Seas Agency’s co-founder Marleen returns to Paris – her home town before she moved to California – twice per year to personally check in on the French publishing scene. By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2018 After attending Milan’s Tempo di Libri book fair and a quick stop in Venice where […]

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Milan Book Fair: Second Time’s a Charm?

By Marleen Seegers—Article first published in March 2018 Kicking off 2 Seas Euro Tour at the Milan Book Fair I was excited to kick off this spring’s 2 Seas European tour in Milan, a city I’d never been to before. I’d been invited to participate in last year’s inaugural edition of the Milan Book Fair, […]

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London Book Fair

2018 London Book Fair Foreign Rights Lists Available

Check Out 2 Seas Agency’s London Book Fair Catalogs By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2018 Download our Foreign Rights Lists We are very proud to share with you 2 Seas Agency’s latest Foreign Rights Lists for the 2018 London Book Fair season for the titles we represent worldwide: ⇒ 2018 London Book Fair General […]

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French publishing

Francophonie: Is French Publishing Too Paris-Centric?

Literary agent Pierre Astier discusses French publishing, France’s Guest of Honour presentation at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair and the future of French-speaking publishing in times of globalization Publishers’ associations, writers’ associations, distributors, etc. should work together more in order to cope with the 700 million first-language speakers predicted for 2050 by the Organisation Internationale […]

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Rights Management Database: An Essential Tool

How choosing the appropriate rights management database will save a foreign rights seller time, money and a lot of worries (and we have found it in E3-The Rights Manager*). By Marleen Seegers — article first published in February 2018 My innate love for organization I am obsessed with all things organization—I’m Dutch, and born into […]

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🌟 Happy Holidays and a Book-a-licious 2018 🌟

2 Seas Agency wishes you a peaceful Holiday Season and an inspiring, prosperous & bookalicious New Year! By Marleen Seegers—article posted on 16 December 2017 This year’s Holiday Season will be an unusual one. The week of December 4, wildfires burned all around the sweet, peaceful town of Ojai, home to 2 Seas Agency’s main […]

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