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Second Foreign Rights Trip to Guadalajara for 2 Seas Agency

Derek (Business Development) and Marleen (CEO and Foreign Rights Agent) return to Guadalajara to visit the Feria Internacional del Libro. By Marleen Seegers — article first published in December 2016 The 2 Seas foreign rights team has had a busy semester! After my 2016 foreign rights fall tour, which ended at the Frankfurt Book Fair late October, Chrys packed her […]

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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 Fall 2016 Foreign Rights Catalogs

Your Foreign Rights Agent on the Road – Again! By Marleen Seegers — Article first published in September 2016 It is essential for a foreign rights agent to meet with publishers, literary scouts and other international publishing professionals on a regular basis (read more about our previous business travels here). Summer’s coming to an end, which means my bi-annual #2SeasEuroTour is kicking […]

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2 Seas Agency: 5 Delightful Years of Selling Foreign Rights

Exactly half a decade ago, on 28 June 2011, 2 Seas Agency started selling foreign rights on behalf of international publishers, agents and a select number of authors By Marleen Seegers — Article published on 28 June 2016 Five years ago from today, I sent out 2 Seas Agency’s very first e-newsletter. Just a few months earlier, I was […]

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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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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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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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Latest Rights Deals

2 Seas Agency’s most recent foreign rights deals include: MARCH 2017 Baeten Gronda, Paul, Wanderland: Germany (Luchterhand/BTB) Barcena, Juan Gomez, The Sky over Lima (El cielo de Lima) and Kanada: The Netherlands (Wereldbibliotheek, two-book deal) Caboni, Cristina, The Garden of Secret Flowers (Il giardino dei fiori segreti): the Netherlands (Xander) Cornelisse, Paulien, The Office Life of a Guinea Pig […]

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2 Seas Fall 2015 Foreign Rights Catalog

Selling Foreign Rights in Europe – Fall Trip 2015 By Marleen Seegers—Article first published in August 2015 After having enjoyed some time off in August (road trip to the Grand Canyon and Zion Park, highly recommended), I will be flying to Europe again next week to meet with publishing professionals for five weeks in a row. In […]

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