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European publishing

2 Seas European Publishing Tour Fall 2017

Some impressions on the state of European publishing following our recent travels to Amsterdam, Paris and the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair. By Marleen Seegers and Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first posted in November 2017 After a restful summer staycation in Ojai during which I enjoyed the absence of recurrent, crushing heat waves — only on […]

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French Language to Take Center Stage at FBF 2017

Dana Burlac of Editions Denoël takes stock of the current status of publishing in France ahead of the country’s Guest of Honor presentation at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair I think that a crisis always contains within itself the seeds of change: if the rules that used to fit the publishing world don’t apply anymore, […]

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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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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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France’s Librinova: Self-Publishing with a Twist

New digital platform Librinova is changing the face of self-publishing in France By Giulia Trentacosti — Article first published in July 2016 Self-publishing and traditional publishing are usually at odds. On the one hand, enthusiasts and authors praise self-publishing as a way to democratise literature, while on the other most publishers consider it as a synonym for […]

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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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#2SeasEuroTour Fall 2015 Part 3

Paris: pre-Frankfurt apéritifs and dinners By Marleen Seegers – first posted in October 2015. From September 14 – October 18 2015, I met with publishers, agents and scouts in Munich, Amsterdam, Paris and at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The Dutch publishing magazine Boekblad asked me to write a weekly blog during this 5-week European publishing tour. Below article […]

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Ed. de La Martinière Littérature: Translation Rights Available

By Marleen Seegers — this article was first published in June 2015 We are delighted to inform you that 2 Seas Agency represents world translation rights on behalf of the wonderful French publisher Editions de La Martinière Littérature, which is part of Editions de la Martinière! EDITIONS DE LA MARTINIERE LITTERATURE: ITS HISTORY In 2001, […]

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2 Seas Agency’s Spring 2015 Foreign Rights Tour

When I left California early March for 2 Seas Agency’s spring 2015 foreign rights tour, I had a busy program ahead of me. During no less than six weeks, I had meetings with publishing professionals in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK. I met with the clients we represent, and with acquiring editors, our co-agents […]

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It’s Here! The 2 Seas Spring 2015 Rights Catalog

Check out the latest and finest publications from our French, English language and Dutch clients in our Spring 2015 Foreign Rights Catalog! First posted in March 2015.  It’s that time of the year again! Between March 7 and April 17 2015, 2 Seas co-founder Marleen will meet with publishers and agents in Berlin & the […]

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