Tag Archives: International book fairs

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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Jerusalem fellowship

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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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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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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