Tag Archives: Translation grants

Translators: What Are Their Rights & How Are They Paid? 

One of our former interns, a French-to-English translator, takes a closer look at translators’ rights and the way they are paid in four different language territories As rights sellers, we usually aren’t directly in touch with the translators of the books whose rights we sell in foreign territories. Finding and contracting the right translator for […]

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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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Selling Rights at the Sharjah International Book Fair

Selling international publishing rights and discovering the Arab publishing scene in the United Arab Emirates. By Marleen Seegers – first posted in November 2014. From November 3-5 2014, I was invited to take part in a fellowship preceding the 33rd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair. The Dutch publishing magazine Boekblad asked me to write a daily blog just before, during, and […]

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How to Obtain Translation Grants

Check 2 Seas Agency’s translation grants listing Publishing a book in translation can be a costly business, that does not come without any risks. The translation costs are actually often a deterrent or a reason not to translate a book. That is why it is good to know that in many cases you can obtain financial […]

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