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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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2 Seas 2014 Foreign Rights Fall Tour

It has become a tradition since the launch of 2 Seas Agency in June 2011: When September comes around, the 2 Seas team leaves the California beaches behind to go and meet with publishing professionals in Europe and elsewhere (see my articles on our trips to the Beijing Book Fair in 2011 and the Rio de Janeiro Book […]

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2 Seas Fall 2014 Foreign Rights Catalog

Check out the latest and finest publications from our French, English language and Dutch clients in our fall 2014 foreign rights catalog! By Marleen Seegers – first posted in August 2014. Our bi-annual European tour is coming up, during which Marleen will meet with publishers and agents in Munich, Paris, Amsterdam and of course at the Frankfurt […]

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Publishing in France: Global Market or French Exception?

An insight into the French publishing industry: Small publishers, booksellers, and bloggers all have their job cut out for them: to find credible influencers, who are more curious than search engines! After many positive responses to last month’s popular article Holland: In Defense of the Book, this month our new Publishing Industry Insights series features […]

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