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Victoria Sutherland, October 2017
Foreign Rights: Should You Work with an Agent? »

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2017 by Victoria Sutherland, Publisher, Foreword Reviews magazine – The worst thing you can imagine about foreign rights will happen if you don’t follow the proper procedures. For instance, you get an inquiry from a foreign publisher. You choose to work on the follow-up yourself and send PDF reading copies via email to the …

Victoria Sutherland, August 2017
Foreign Rights: What You Can Expect from International Trade Shows »

PUBLISHED AUGUST 2017 by Victoria Sutherland, Publisher, Foreword Reviews – Now that the domestic trade show season is behind us, our thoughts turn to the international marketplace and how to best utilize our presence at book fairs from late summer 2017 to late spring 2018—Beijing, Frankfurt, Shanghai, Bologna, and London. In truth, the contrast between North …

Lynn Rosen, November 2016
Lost in Translation »

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2016 Q: I’ve always questioned how to get a book translated from English into a foreign language and how to distribute that translated book into the appropriate countries. I have a book I’d love to have translated into Spanish and distributed in Mexico but have no idea how to go about doing that. …

Lily Ryan, March 2016
Crossing the Pond: The Promise and Pitfalls of the US Book Market for UK Publishers »

PUBLISHED MARCH 2016 by Lily Ryan, Head of Marketing, Austin Macauley Publishers As Austin Macauley, an independent publisher of quality literary fiction, nonfiction and e-books, prepares to open a New York office for the first time, we explain some of our reasons for choosing to gain a foothold in the United States, and discuss some …

Kimberly A. Edwards, July 2013
Doing Business in Other Cultures »

Doing Business in Other Cultures by Kimberly A. Edwards   “We live in a multicultural, multifaceted world,” says Dawn Bruno, senior international trade specialist at the New York City U.S. Export Assistance Center. “People have the ability to find you from everywhere around the globe. For this reason, companies that are successful are able to …

Anna Faktorovich, February 2013
Moving a Publishing Business Abroad »

I started an independent publishing company called Anaphora Literary Press back in 2009, at the same time as I began my Ph.D. studies, to practice editing my own publication, the Pennsylvania Literary Journal, now available in print, on EBSCO and ProQuest, and in its fourth volume. As the business grew, I began teaching college English full-time …

Ivan Hoffman, B.A., J.D., March 1998
Foreign Publishing Deals and the European Common Market »

Ivan Hoffman (photo right) is a publishing, copyright, Internet law, recording, and music attorney as well as a published writer and author. He practices in the Los Angeles area. You may reach him at or 818/342-1762. There are potentially enormous changes coming about in the world of foreign publishing. American publishers should make every …

Ivan Hoffman, B.A., J.D, December 1996
Foreign Publishing Deals, Part 2 »

In Part I of this article I wrote: “Additionally, it should be made clear that the license to the foreign publisher does not include the right to export from the territory into other territories. This is a subtle but important point since a local publisher may feel that because they own rights for the territory …

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