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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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translation rights offers

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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What Does Our Work Consist Of? Part 1

Foreign Submissions By Marleen Seegers — article first published in May 2013 Before foreign editions of the titles we represent hit the bookshelves, the 2 Seas team goes through a long process: foreign submissions (pitching titles, sending reminders, meeting publishers during international book fairs and elsewhere), contract negotiation, chasing payments, and so on. Since one of our core beliefs is transparency […]

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International Copyright Law

International Copyright Law: A Brief Overview – by guest contributor Allison Scott Introduction by Marleen Seegers – first posted in January 2013. Before co-founding 2 Seas Agency in 2011, I worked at the rights and licenses department of Editions Stock in Paris for over five years. Founded in 1708, Stock is France’s oldest publishing house—it […]

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

By Marleen Seegers – first posted in October 2012. It was definitely worth the wait: our Frankfurt 2012 Rights Catalog, which we’ll be presenting to publishers and agents from all four corners of the globe from October 9 – 14, 2012 during the annual Frankfurt Book Fair. You can find us in hall 6.0 (the […]

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2 Seas in Holland

By Marleen Seegers – first posted in September 2012. 2 Seas Agency’s European Fall trip has started! Marleen is going back to her roots and will be biking around in Amsterdam and Utrecht from September 4 – 7. Her week is packed with meetings with Dutch publishers to whom she’ll present our Fall 2012 Rights […]

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Foreign Publications

Below foreign publications were arranged through 2 Seas Agency. We are delighted to share the results of our foreign rights sales with you!     ABDOLAH Kader, THE PARROT FLEW OVER THE IJSSEL (Papegaai vloog over de IJssel) Italy (Iperborea, October 2016)     ABITBOL, Jean, THE POWER OF THE VOICE (Le pouvoir de la voix) Russia (Azbooka-Atticus, […]

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BookExpo America 2012

By Marleen Seegers – first posted in June 2012. Our recent visit to New York for BookExpo America from June 4-8 was very inspiring: our appointments with publishers, scouts and co-agents from the US and elsewhere brought us great new contacts & many wonderful familiar faces. New York, we’ll be back before the end of […]

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LBF 2012 Rights Catalog

Check out our beautiful LONDON BOOK FAIR 2012 Rights Catalog Are you eager to find out… 1) which Fiction / Non-Fiction / Young Adult titles are not to be missed this season? 2) which new publishers and authors 2 Seas Agency represents throughout the world or in specific territories? 3) what our latest rights deals […]

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Frankfurt 2011 Catalog

By Marleen Seegers – first posted in October 2011. It’s that time of the year again: the Frankfurt Book Fair frenzy is only a few days away! In the weeks surrounding the FBF you have undoubtedly been submerged with rights lists from your foreign business partners. Well, no exception here. . . 2 Seas Agency […]

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