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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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Guadalajara: Discovering Latin American Publishing

2 Seas Agency learning about the Latin American publishing scene at the 2015 FIL de Guadalajara By Marleen Seegers – Article first published in December 2015 From November 30 – December 3 2015, 2 Seas Agency visited the 29th Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (FIL). The Dutch publishing magazine Boekblad asked me to write a daily […]

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Publishing in Iceland Where Reading Is a National Sport

A close up on publishing in Iceland, and the country’s world-famous Christmas book flood By Giulia Trentacosti — Article first published in December 2015 This month, our Publishing Industry Insights series takes us all the way to Iceland to discover more about its thriving literary scene, and to hear about one of its most renowned traditions:  Jólabókaflóð […]

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#2SeasEuroTour Fall 2015 Part 5

Back in California, 230 Meetings Later 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. […]

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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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#2SeasEuroTour Fall 2015 Part 2

Amsterdam: Finally a Few Rays of Sunshine 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 […]

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