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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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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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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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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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2 Seas Fall 2016 Foreign Rights Catalogs

Your Foreign Rights Agent on the Road – Again! By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in September 2016 It is essential for a foreign rights agent to meet with publishers, literary scouts and other international publishing professionals on a regular basis (read more about our previous business travels here). Summer’s coming to an end, which means my bi-annual #2SeasEuroTour is kicking […]

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2 Seas Agency’s Virtual Office

How does the 2 Seas team continue to sell foreign rights and maintain business as usual during its frequent travels to international book fairs & major publishing cities, with headquarters in California, a European office in Portugal, and team members that are based around the world? By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in July 2013 […]

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2 Seas Agency at the 2016 Lisbon Book Fair

The annual Feira do Livro de Lisboa, which has been running for almost a century, took place between May 26 and June 13 2016 By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in June 2016 According to APEL (Associação Portuguesa de Editores e Livreiros), during the 2016 edition a record 277 stalls (6 more than in 2015) […]

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European Publishing Tour 2016: Amsterdam and Paris

European Publishing Tour 2016 part 2: Going back to my roots in Amsterdam and Paris By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in June 2016 As I had planned my Barcelona visit to include Sant Jordi, I couldn’t stay longer than a week in the Netherlands before continuing my journey on to Paris. The Dutch […]

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The Italian Publishing Market Seen from the Turin Book Fair

2 Seas Agency explores the current Italian publishing market together with publishing professionals from around the world By Marleen Seegers – Article first published in May 2016 From 12 – 14 May 2016, 2 Seas Agency took part in the 15th International Book Forum (IBF), the international section of the Salone Internazionale del Libro di […]

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European Publishing Tour 2016: London and Barcelona

European Publishing Tour 2016 part 1: The London Book Fair and Barcelona By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in April 2016 Unlike previous years, my European spring tour didn’t start several weeks before the London Book Fair. Instead I flew straight to London from Los Angeles, to start fresh like a (jetlagged) daisy with […]

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