The “Elena Ferrante” model: How independent publishers excel in promoting international literature

The “Elena Ferrante” model: How independent publishers excel in promoting international literature

05/31/2017, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Room 1E10

Language:
English

Translated fiction has proven in recent years, that it can find a broad audience of American readers, create excitement in the media, and be commercially successful. Though picking the right authors, and connecting their books with booksellers and readers and requires great care and professional prowess. Small and medium size houses have often excelled in getting that right, by building the perfect mix of promotion, finding sustainable support from booksellers, and connecting authors and their translators with critics and the readers.

 

·       Discover a range of emerging economies to help you plot the next steps for your business expansion

·       Engage in sessions that provide an understanding of foreign markets and detail best practices 

 

·       Learn from recent success stories in the exciting world of translation

 

Moderator:

Ruediger Wischenbart, Director of International Affairs, BookExpo America, and founder Content and Consulting, www.wischenbart.com

Speakers:

Michael Reynolds has been with Europa Editions, where he is currently the Editor in chief, since 2004. Authors he has worked with at Europa include Alina Bronsky, Amelie Nothomb, Elena Ferrante, Chantel Acevedo, Charlotte Wood, Julie Lekstrom Himes, and Alexander Maksik. He is also an author and a translator whose published translations include crime novels by Carlo Lucarelli, and Viola Di Grado’s prize-winning novel 70% Acrylic 30% Wool. Reynolds is the recipient of the CLMP’s 2016 Golden Colophon Award for Superlative Achievement & Leadership in Independent Literary Publishing. He was born in Australia in 1968 and now lives in New York.

 

Contributors

  • Ruediger Wischenbart

    Speaker

  • Michael Reynolds

    Speaker

  • Stephanie Valdez

    Speaker

Categories

  1. Education
    Global Market Forum
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