Frankfurt Rights Meeting 2016

Surprising Successes in Challenging Times.

2.00 pm                  Welcome
Bärbel Becker, Frankfurt Book Fair
2.05 pm

Introduction by conference host
Isabelle Bleecker, Perseus Books, Hachette Book Group, USA

2.10 pm Digging deeper: On mining the backlist
Kris Kliemann, Rights Consultant, USA
2.25 pm


2.35 pm Going further: Translations in the US market
John Donatich, Yale University Press, USA
2.50 pm Q&A
3.00 pm

Promoting translation rights with the help of prizes: Accelerators for success? *
Pierre Astier, Astier-Pécher Literary & Film Agency, France

3.15 pm Q&A
3.20 pm Coffee Break
3.50 pm

Against all odds: Making it work in a difficult market - Focus on Hungary
Bence Sárközy, Libri Publishing, Hungary

4.05 pm


4.15 pm

Weird and wonderful: Journey of an exceptional title - Focus on UK
Gudrun Hebel, agentur literatur, Germany, and Katharina Bielenberg, MacLehose Press, UK

4.30 pm Q&A
4.40 pm

Sometimes overlooked but surprisingly powerful: Copyright licensing around the world
Michael Healy, Copyright Clearance Center, USA

4.55 pm Q&A
5.00 pm

End of Conference
followed by a Networking Reception hosted by IPR License


* The session is organized in the framework of ALDUS – European Book Fairs Network, with the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union

October 18

30th Frankfurt Rights Meeting

When: 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Where: Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 4.2, Room Dimension

Frankfurt Rights Meeting (FRM)
Jenny Kühne
Frankfurt Book Fair
Jenny Kühne
t: +49 (0) 69 2102 222
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46222

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