Category: Rights

Selling Canadian Books in Japan: The Imported Book (Yosho) Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

In our final excerpt of our 2020 market guide, Selling Canadian Books in Japan: A Guide for Canadian Publishers (3rd edition), written by Mark Gresham and Frank Foley, we share some tips on the opportunities available in key segments of Japan’s imported book (yosho) market.

09/07/2021 | Export, Market Guides, Rights

Selling Canadian Books in Japan: Japanese-Language Publishing (Washo)

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

In our last post, we introduced our 2020 market guide, Selling Canadian Books in Japan: A Guide for Canadian Publishers (3rd edition), written by Mark Gresham and Frank Foley. In today’s post, we examine some general characteristics of the Japanese-language publishing (washo) market, which provides opportunities for translation rights sales.

08/24/2021 | Export, Market Guides, Rights

Selling Canadian Books in Japan – Market Overview

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

In today’s post, we provide a brief overview of the book market in Japan: the Japanese-language publishing (washo) market, which provides opportunities for translation rights sales; and the imported book (yosho) market, including adult and children’s trade, academic books, and English Language Teaching (ELT).

08/09/2021 | Export, Market Guides, Rights

Frankfurt 2019 Rights Meeting Recap: The Czech Book Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

This year’s Rights Meting at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October explored a series of exciting book markets and rights selling technologies, covering various aspects of the Chinese book market, the Czech and Slovak markets, and digital tools such as blockchain. In our latest blog series, we are sharing some of the insights we gleaned from the event presentations and discussions. In today’s post, we provide a synopsis of Kristin Olson’s presentation on the book market in the Czech Republic.

01/06/2020 | Book Fairs, Digital, Distribution, Events, Export, Rights

Frankfurt 2019 Rights Meeting Recap: China’s Expanding Book Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

This year’s Rights Meeting at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October explored a series of exciting book markets and rights selling technologies, covering various aspects of the Chinese book market, the Czech and Slovak markets, and digital tools such as blockchain. In our latest blog series, we will be sharing some of the insights we gleaned from the event presentations and discussions. In today’s post, we summarize some of the key takeaways provided by the experts on China’s expanding book market.

12/02/2019 | Book Fairs, Digital, Export, Rights

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Rights Sales

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th ). With the fair fast approaching, today we share a final excerpt from our market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose.

11/29/2019 | Book Fairs, Export, Market Guides, Rights

Doing Business in Australia

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

Canadian and Australian publishers have a reputation for being active at international book fairs. Building relationships with Australian publishers at international book fairs, working through a Canadian agent, and/or visiting Australia to meet local agents, publishers, distributors and/or attend conferences and writers’ festivals are still considered the best ways for Canadian publishers to meet their Australian counterparts and get a sense of the similarities and differences between the two markets and the commercial opportunities open to both.

01/30/2019 | Export, Market Guides, Rights

The Markets Conference at the Frankfurt Book Fair

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

Finding accurate and timely information on international markets can sometimes feel like a daunting task. Last month we had the pleasure of attending The Markets conference at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Over the next weeks, we will be providing a breakdown of some of the key sessions from the day.

11/12/2018 | Book Fairs, Digital, Events, Export, Market Guides, Rights