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Frankfurt Book Fair

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Warm Weather & Sunny Atmosphere

This year’s Frankfurt Book Fair was accompanied by surprisingly hot and sunny weather, with temperatures reaching 25 degrees Celsius. International publishers, agents and scouts were in good spirits and plenty of deal-making happened before and during the six days that the 2 Seas team attended the Fair. By Marleen Seegers — Article first posted in […]

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2 Seas Visits Munich: a Close Look at The German Book Market

The German book market has been very important for us since the start of the agency. German rights sales have been steady and healthy, and often it’s the first country to offer when we go out with a new submission. But German publishers no longer seem to be as confident in the stability of their […]

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2 Seas Explores the Canadian Publishing Market

2 Seas Agency’s co-founders Derek and Marleen recently went on a trip up north to Vancouver, BC. Their visit included hours spent browsing in local bookstores (of course) as well as a meeting with the independent Canadian publishing house Greystone Books at their offices in downtown Vancouver. By Marleen Seegers — article first posted in […]

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2 Seas Agency Returns to the Lisbon Book Fair

The Lisbon Book Fair, one of the oldest cultural festivals held in the capital of Portugal, took place from the 25th May to the 13th of June 2018, in Parque Eduardo VII, one of the most beautiful open spaces of the city. By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in June 2018 Like every year, […]

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2 Seas at the Inaugural New York Rights Fair

The brand new New York Rights Fair was held at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion from May 30 – June 1 2018, an event the 2 Seas team couldn’t miss out on. Co-founders Marleen and Derek went to check it out… By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in June 2018 Partnership between BookExpo and […]

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Pre-empts and Non-Fiction at the 2018 London Book Fair

Optimism was in the air during this year’s London Book Fair, where there was a particularly high demand for non-fiction titles and, as often happens, titles were pre-empted in the days running up to the fair. By Marleen Seegers—article first posted in April 2018 After visiting Milan, Paris and Amsterdam, my spring 2018 #2SeasEurotour ended […]

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An Introduction to Foreign Rights | 2018 London Book Fair

The Introduction to Rights Workshop half-day event was held for the 22nd consecutive time on Monday April 9th, 2018 at Olympia, London one day before the London Book Fair. By Chrysothemis Armefti— Article first published in April 2018 I had already been to the workshop in 2012 as a postgraduate student at the University of […]

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Dutch publishing

2 Seas Visits Dutch Publishers in Amsterdam

After attending the Tempo di Libri Book Fair in Milan and having meetings in Paris, including at the Paris Book Fair, 2 Seas Agency’s owner Marleen continues her European meeting marathon in her home country the Netherlands. Here are her impressions of the current Dutch publishing scene. By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in […]

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Paris Book Fair

2 Seas Back in Paris for the “Livre Paris” Book Fair

2 Seas Agency’s co-founder Marleen returns to Paris – her home town before she moved to California – twice per year to personally check in on the French publishing scene. By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2018 After attending Milan’s Tempo di Libri book fair and a quick stop in Venice where […]

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Milan Book Fair: Second Time’s a Charm?

By Marleen Seegers—Article first published in March 2018 Kicking off 2 Seas Euro Tour at the Milan Book Fair I was excited to kick off this spring’s 2 Seas European tour in Milan, a city I’d never been to before. I’d been invited to participate in last year’s inaugural edition of the Milan Book Fair, […]

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