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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Warm Weather & Sunny Atmosphere

This year’s Frankfurt Book Fair was accompanied by surprisingly hot and sunny weather, with temperatures reaching 25 degrees Celsius. International publishers, agents and scouts were in good spirits and plenty of deal-making happened before and during the six days that the 2 Seas team attended the Fair. By Marleen Seegers — Article first posted in […]

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2 Seas Visits Munich: a Close Look at The German Book Market

The German book market has been very important for us since the start of the agency. German rights sales have been steady and healthy, and often it’s the first country to offer when we go out with a new submission. But German publishers no longer seem to be as confident in the stability of their […]

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Frankfurt Book Fair

2018 Frankfurt Book Fair Rights Lists Available

. . . . Discover Our 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair Rights Lists By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in September 2018 . New Releases We are very proud to share 2 Seas Agency’s latest Foreign Rights Lists prepared with love for the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair season, which include the titles we represent on behalf of our […]

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2 Seas Explores the Canadian Publishing Market

2 Seas Agency’s co-founders Derek and Marleen recently went on a trip up north to Vancouver, BC. Their visit included hours spent browsing in local bookstores (of course) as well as a meeting with the independent Canadian publishing house Greystone Books at their offices in downtown Vancouver. By Marleen Seegers — article first posted in […]

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foreign rights

2 Seas Agency: Celebrating 7 Years of Selling Foreign Rights

June 28 2018 marks 2 Seas Agency’s 7th anniversary: selling foreign rights from Ojai, California By Marleen Seegers — Article published on 28 June 2018 And an adventure it has been! Even though I’d been working nearly 10 years as a foreign rights seller in France, when launching the agency I had no idea what […]

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2 Seas Agency Returns to the Lisbon Book Fair

The Lisbon Book Fair, one of the oldest cultural festivals held in the capital of Portugal, took place from the 25th May to the 13th of June 2018, in Parque Eduardo VII, one of the most beautiful open spaces of the city. By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in June 2018 Like every year, […]

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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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