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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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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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2 Seas Spring 2016 Foreign Rights Catalog

Your foreign rights agent is off to Europe, again! By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2016 Spring is in the air, which means it’s that time of the year again: The London Book Fair is coming up, and so is my bi-annual European tour! I will be flying to Europe early April to […]

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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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LBF 2015: A Close Look at the Mexican Publishing Market

What makes the current Mexican publishing industry tick? By Giulia Trentacosti This article was first published in February 2015. With our international Publishing Industry Insights series, 2 Seas Agency continues to offer our readers an exclusive insider’s view into the publishing scenes of various countries. The London Book Fair 2015 is nearly upon us, and […]

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Dutch Publishing

Book Crisis Also Creates Opportunities

What’s up with the European publishing markets, in particular those in Berlin and Amsterdam? 2 Seas Agency’s co-founder Marleen went to meet with Dutch and German publishers, prior to attending the 2014 London Book Fair. By Marleen Seegers – first posted in May 2014. “Crisis” is a word I heard a lot during my recent trip to Amsterdam, […]

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Our 2014 LBF & Bologna Catalogs Are Here!

2 Seas Agency Selling Rights at the 2014 London Book Fair By Marleen Seegers – first posted in March 2014. Spring is coming up soon, and anyone who works in international publishing knows that this means… gearing up for the London Book Fair! The world’s second largest international book trade show is held from April […]

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European Tour Spring 2013: Impressions

Marleen’s European Publishing Tour: Amsterdam-Paris-London, April 2013 By Marleen Seegers – first posted in May 2013. Now that the post-London Book Fair storm has started to calm down I’m happy to share the overall impressions of my spring 2013 European tour with you. Amsterdam (April 2-7) Holland is perhaps one of the most challenged publishing markets […]

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London Book Fair Tips

Or, Why You Are Better Off Without a Table in the IRC By Marleen Seegers – first posted in April 2013. 1) Don’t worry if you don’t have a table. Really! For various reasons I didn’t book one in the International Rights Center this year (2013), and all things considered I am very glad I didn’t. […]

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