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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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Dutch publishers

Meeting Dutch Publishers: 2017 #2SeasEuroTour pt I

By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in March 2017 Bye bye grey winter: the sun is shining over Dutch publishers (and not just literally) Apart from one or two rainy days on which I got by with Amsterdam’s easy-to-use public transport system (such a change after a recent trip I took to Los Angeles by train), […]

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Selling Translation Rights in Portugal: Meeting Publishers in Lisbon

Porto-based Junior Agent Chrysothemis Armefti visits publishers in Lisbon after 2 Seas started selling Portuguese translation rights directly By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in February 2017 2 Seas initiated the New Year with some internal and territorial changes. From January 1st, we started directly selling translation rights in our catalogue to Portugal, i.e., without working with a local co-agent. […]

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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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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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2 Seas Agency at the 2016 Lisbon Book Fair

The annual Feira do Livro de Lisboa, which has been running for almost a century, took place between May 26 and June 13 2016 By Chrysothemis Armefti — Article first published in June 2016 According to APEL (Associação Portuguesa de Editores e Livreiros), during the 2016 edition a record 277 stalls (6 more than in 2015) […]

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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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The Italian Publishing Market Seen from the Turin Book Fair

2 Seas Agency explores the current Italian publishing market together with publishing professionals from around the world By Marleen Seegers – Article first published in May 2016 From 12 – 14 May 2016, 2 Seas Agency took part in the 15th International Book Forum (IBF), the international section of the Salone Internazionale del Libro di […]

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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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