Exporting to France


Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair

As a country with 66.8 million people, with a history of producing high quality and highly creative books, France is a European powerhouse for international companies.  It is a significant finished product and rights market where translated titles make up nearly 18% of all books published.

Take this opportunity to hear what France has to offer as a potential export market for your books.

Topics will include:

  • Licensing English language, translation, and audio rights
  • Selling French-language titles into France
  • Co editions
  • Reading and book buying habits
  • Market trends
  • ebook/audio book market

This live webinar is followed by an interactive Q&A period with the host.

Thursday, June 15 at 1 pm EST

*This webinar is offered in French on June 14th at 1 pm, EST


After legal studies specializing in copyright, as well as vocational training for careers in publishing, Nickie Athanassi managed rights sales at Denoël (Groupe Gallimard) for ten years. An active participant in cross-industry arts organizations, she has also always taught at university or in adult education.

After reflecting on the cultural sector’s situation and needs, she created Mon Agent et Compagnie in October 2010 to provide original and flexible services. As an artistic agency serving artists and cultural companies, and also a consulting agency in cultural communication and events, the direction of My Agent and Company Is intended to be multidisciplinary, from publishing to cinema to photography or graphics. Nickie is our mentoring consultant for the French market since 2012.

Watch a recording of this webinar