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2 Seas Agency Turns 2!

Thank you for making it possible… On 28 June 2011, we sent out our very first newsletter—barely two months after I (Marleen) had moved from Paris to Ojai, California. With such an immense change happening in my life I had no idea whether I’d continue the international publishing path I had started walking seven years […]

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What Does Our Work Consist Of? Part 2

What happens when we receive a translation rights offer for one of our titles? By Marleen Seegers — article first published in May 2013 In general there’s a noticeable increase in the number of translation rights offers we receive in the run-up and the aftermath of the Frankfurt and London Book Fairs, when foreign publishers are more actively looking […]

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What Does Our Work Consist Of? Part 1

Foreign Submissions By Marleen Seegers — article first published in May 2013 Before foreign editions of the titles we represent hit the bookshelves, the 2 Seas team goes through a long process: foreign submissions (pitching titles, sending reminders, meeting publishers during international book fairs and elsewhere), contract negotiation, chasing payments, and so on. Since one of our core beliefs is transparency […]

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The Frankfurt Book Fair Is Not Enough

Why Going To the Frankfurt Book Fair Is Not Enough (But It’s a Good Start). Marleen Seegers – first posted in August 2011. For the last 8 years, my summers have been almost exclusively dedicated to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s most important international book trade show. Preparing the rights catalog, chasing editors to […]

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