Frankfurt Rights Meeting 2016

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This year’s FRM is all about Surprising Successes in Challenging Times.
High profile speakers will look at this topic from a number of different angles. Attendees will be provided with valuable market insight and strategic inspiration. The meeting will be chaired by Isabelle Bleecker, VP, Director, International Rights at Perseus Books Group, USA.

Speakers and sessions as confirmed to date, final schedule to follow as soon as possible:

  • Going further: Translations in the US-Market
    John Donatich, Director at Yale University Press, USA, will share his insights on the US publishing market, focusing on the factors for selling translations successfully into the USA.

  • Digging Deeper: Working with the backlist
    Kris Kliemann, until recently VP and Director of Global Rights at Wiley, USA, will be talking about the long-term potential of the backlist, uncovering possible streams of revenue.

  • Weird and wonderful: Journey of an exceptional title
    Gudrun Hebel, founder of agentur literatur, Germany, is the agenting force behind the international success of Lars Mytting’s “Norwegian Wood”. Together with Katharina Bielenberg, commissioning editor at MacLehose Press, she will explore what made this book work, especially in the challenging UK-market.

  • Bucking the trend: Translations in the Hungarian market
    Bence Sárközy, Director at Libri Publishing House, Hungary, will speak about the Hungarian market, challenges he faces every day and how he manages to publish translations successfully.

Different success stories, one promise: Market knowledge, inspiration and networking.

October 18

30th Frankfurt Rights Meeting


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

Frankfurt Righs Meeting (FRM)
Jenny Kühne
Frankfurt Book Fair
Jenny Kühne
t: +49 (0) 69 2102 222
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46222
kuehne@book-fair.com