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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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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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Ed. de La Martinière Littérature: Translation Rights Available

By Marleen Seegers — this article was first published in June 2015 We are delighted to inform you that 2 Seas Agency represents world translation rights on behalf of the wonderful French publisher Editions de La Martinière Littérature, which is part of Editions de la Martinière! EDITIONS DE LA MARTINIERE LITTERATURE: ITS HISTORY In 2001, […]

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It’s Here! The 2 Seas Spring 2015 Rights Catalog

Check out the latest and finest publications from our French, English language and Dutch clients in our Spring 2015 Foreign Rights Catalog! First posted in March 2015.  It’s that time of the year again! Between March 7 and April 17 2015, 2 Seas co-founder Marleen will meet with publishers and agents in Berlin & the […]

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Préludes: Translation Rights Handled by 2 Seas Agency

La Librairie Générale Française, part of Hachette Livre and home to the well-known French mass-market paperback imprint Le Livre de Poche, kicks off the New Year with the launch of a brand new trade imprint entitled Préludes. 2 Seas Agency represents world translation rights. By Marleen Seegers — first posted in January 2015 After the arrival in spring 2014 of […]

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Foreign Rights: What Is It All About?

2 Seas Agency’s co-founder Marleen recently collaborated with Publishing Trendsetter on an infographic documenting the Lifecycle of a Book in Translation. One of our former interns reflects on how she’s come to understand the lives of books through the world of foreign rights. By Brita Lundberg — article first published in May 2014 “What do you do?” friends and family […]

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Our 2014 LBF & Bologna Catalogs Are Here!

2 Seas Agency Selling Rights at the 2014 London Book Fair By Marleen Seegers – first posted in March 2014. Spring is coming up soon, and anyone who works in international publishing knows that this means… gearing up for the London Book Fair! The world’s second largest international book trade show is held from April […]

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2013 Frankfurt Book Fair Rights Catalog

Although our pre-Frankfurt tour isn’t quite over yet, all eyes are of course turned towards THE annual event in the international publishing scene: the Frankfurt Book Fair, which will take place this year from October 9 through 13. Check our Frankfurt Book Fair 2013 Hot List to see which juvenile, fiction and non-fiction titles we will be presenting […]

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What Does Our Work Consist Of? Part 2

What happens when we receive a translation rights offer for one of our titles? By Marleen Seegers — article first published in May 2013 In general there’s a noticeable increase in the number of translation rights offers we receive in the run-up and the aftermath of the Frankfurt and London Book Fairs, when foreign publishers are more actively looking […]

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