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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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London Book Fair

2 Seas at the London Book Fair: 2017 #2SeasEuroTour pt II

Owner Marleen and Junior Agent Chrys attended the 2017 London Book Fair — the biggest international publishing event after the Frankfurt Book Fair — during Marleen’s spring 2017 #2SeasEurotour By Marleen Seegers—article first published in April 2017 The London Book Fair quickly caught up with its seemingly slow start Held in March instead of April […]

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A New International Book Fair: Milan’s Tempo di Libri

An overview of the newly established Italian book fair Tempo di Libri debuting this April in Milan by Giulia Trentacosti — article first published in April 2017 With the launch of a new international book fair in Milan, this spring is set to be a busy time for Italian publishing. A joint project by the Italian Publishing Association […]

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Dutch publishers

Meeting Dutch Publishers: 2017 #2SeasEuroTour pt I

By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2017 Bye bye grey winter: the sun is shining over Dutch publishers (and not just literally) Apart from one or two rainy days on which I got by with Amsterdam’s easy-to-use public transport system (such a change after a recent trip I took to Los Angeles by train), […]

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Book discovery

Bookwitty: A New Way of Discovering Books

Bookwitty is a new global platform that sets out to change the way readers find, purchase and engage with content. By Giulia Trentacosti – First published in March 2017 As part of our Publishing Industry Insight Series we take a closer look at Bookwitty, a new book discovery platform that will be launched this year. […]

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Selling Translation Rights in Portugal: Meeting Publishers in Lisbon

Porto-based Junior Agent Chrysothemis Armefti visits publishers in Lisbon after 2 Seas started selling Portuguese translation rights directly By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in February 2017 2 Seas initiated the New Year with some internal and territorial changes. From January 1st, we started directly selling translation rights in our catalogue to Portugal, i.e., without working with a local co-agent. […]

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The Netherlands & Flanders as Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor

Literary Program Co-ordinator Judith Uyterlinde reflects on the outcome of the Netherlands and Flanders Guest of Honor’s presentation at the Frankfurt Book Fair By Giulia Trentacosti – First published in February 2017 When it was announced that the Netherlands and Flanders were going to be the Guests of Honour at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair, the […]

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foreign rights

Second Foreign Rights Trip to Guadalajara for 2 Seas Agency

Derek (Business Development) and Marleen (CEO and Foreign Rights Agent) return to Guadalajara to visit the Feria Internacional del Libro. By Marleen Seegers — article first published in December 2016 The 2 Seas foreign rights team has had a busy semester! After my 2016 foreign rights fall tour, which ended at the Frankfurt Book Fair late October, Chrys packed her […]

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