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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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Sharjah International Book Fair

2 Seas at the 2016 Sharjah International Book Fair

What was it like to take part in the fellowship preceding the 35th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair? By Chrysothemis Armefti — article first published in December 2016 The last weeks of October were hectic. Preparing for the Frankfurt Book Fair, a strained foot, the rush of the FBF meetings themselves and then their follow-ups was to […]

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self-publishing

Indie Author Dan Norris Reflects on Self-Publishing

Entrepreneur and author Dan Norris tells us what he has learned from his self-publishing experience and explains how he managed to turn self-publishing into a 6-figure side business. By Giulia Trentacosti — article first published in December 2016 Self-publishing is a growing reality, as more and more authors decide to embark in their publishing journey without […]

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foreign submissions

2 Seas Agency’s 2016 Foreign Rights Fall Tour

A Foreign Rights Agent’s Job? Travel a Lot, and Make Your Books Travel By Marleen Seegers — Article first posted in October 2016 (Pictures below—See more pictures here) The Frankfurt and London Book Fairs provide a perfect occasion for a foreign rights agent to see many of publishers, literary scouts and other international publishing professionals at the same […]

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