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French Language to Take Center Stage at FBF 2017

Dana Burlac of Editions Denoël takes stock of the current status of publishing in France ahead of the country’s Guest of Honor presentation at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair I think that a crisis always contains within itself the seeds of change: if the rules that used to fit the publishing world don’t apply anymore, […]

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2017 Frankfurt Book Fair Foreign Rights Lists Available

Check Out 2 Seas Agency’s Frankfurt Book Fair Catalogs By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in September 2017 The 2 Seas Team is very proud to present our newly designed Rights Lists for the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair season. You may download** them here: ⇒ Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 General Fiction & Non-Fiction Titles ⇒ Frankurt Book Fair 2017 Business, Marketing & Reference […]

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Publishing in Finland: Its Challenges and Opportunities

Gummerus’ Executive Editor Iina Tikanoja discusses the current state of the Finnish book market and the challenges and opportunities ahead Interestingly, the number one bestselling title right now is actually a poetry collection, edited by the First Lady of Finland, Jenni Haukio, a poet herself. By Giulia Trentacosti – Article first published in September 2017 […]

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2 Seas Agency Visits the 2017 Lisbon Book Fair

The annual Lisbon Book Fair, or Feira do Livro de Lisboa, which has been running for almost a century, took place between June 1 and 18 2017 By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in July 2017 According to APEL (Associação Portuguesa de Editores e Livreiros), during the 2017 Lisbon Book Fair a record 286 […]

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The 2017 Zev Birger Jerusalem Fellowship Program

Impressions of the 2017 Zev Birger Jerusalem Fellowship Program When talking to editors, agents and scouts at various book fairs and elsewhere, the subject of fellowships often arises. Relationships and a thorough knowledge of international markets are at the core of selling and acquiring international publishing rights. Isn’t there a better way to get to […]

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Celebrating 6th Anniversary as a Foreign Rights Agent

6 years ago from today, on 28 June 2011, I sent out our very first newsletter which started my adventure as a foreign rights agent By Marleen Seegers — Article published on 28 June 2017 And what an adventure it has been! The 2 Seas team has traveled all four corners of the world in […]

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Canada Is Gearing Up for Frankfurt Book Fair 2020

An insight into the current state of the Canadian book market and its preparation for the 2020 Guest of Honour presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair By Giulia Trentacosti — Article first published in July 2017 As part of our Publishing Industry Insight Series, this month we are taking a closer look at Canada’s book industry, […]

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2 Seas Agency at BookExpo America 2017

By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in June 2017 After having missed last year’s Chicago edition of BookExpo America because I was attending the Turin Book Fair, I was eager to return to America’s #1 publishing trade show on June 1st and 2nd. I was excited to be presenting several of our hot titles to scouts and […]

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2 Seas Agency Attending the Turin Book Fair 2017

The 30th edition of the Turin Book Fair took place from Thursday, May 18th until Monday, May 22nd. 2 Seas Literary Agency’s Junior Agent Chrysothemis Armefti attended the 16th International Book Forum fellowship from May 18th to May 20th. Here are her impressions… By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in June 2017 With the […]

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2 Seas at the Paris Book Fair: 2017 #2SeasEuroTour pt III

Right after the London Book Fair, Marleen and Chrys attended the 2017 Paris Book Fair — previously known as the Salon du Livre, now simply as Livre Paris — during Marleen’s spring 2017 #2SeasEurotour By Marleen Seegers—article first published in April 2017 Going back to our international publishing roots Paris is a city that is very dear […]

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