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Sunday, May 1 • 12:15 - 13:00
Making books travel between global regions LIMITED

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Translations from English represent over 50% of translated book output in many markets, while only 3% of books published in the English - language territories. But other markets have been claiming a stake in the global publishing  sphere and books travel in many different directions. How do the key global markets for trade books compare and interact?

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Alexandra Buchler

Director مدير, Literature Across Frontiers مؤسسة
Alexandra Büchler is director of Literature Across Frontiers - European Platform for Literary Exchange, Translation and Policy Debate based in Wales, United Kingdom, and editor of its series of reports on the publishing of translated literature and related policy and financing. She is co-author of LAF’s report on the translation of Arabic literature into English and of a recent statistical report on the... Read More →

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David Lopez Del Amo

Director, SINiCUS
David Lopez-del Amo is Director of SINICUS, a literary consultancy based in Bejing that focuses on introducing foreign rights content into the East Asian markets. He is also the coordinator of SINICUS PLATFORM, a writers' panel series where Asian and European authors play host to each other. David collaborates with several National Book Institutes and is currently advising both the Spanish and Polish ones on how to increase their author's... Read More →
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Claudia Kaiser

VP- President Business Development, Frankfurt Book Fair
  Claudia Kaiser was trained as bookseller, and then proceeded to graduate with a MA degree in Chinese Studies. She lived in China for more than 10 years, as editor for China Foreign Literature Publishing House, started an agency and, in 1998, set up the  German Book Information Centre by Frankfurt Book Fair in Beijing, and was  its first director.   She moved on to United Nations Publishing in New... Read More →
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Vinutha Mallya

Managing Partner, Kaavi Literary Agency
Vinutha Mallya is an editor, publishing-industy journalist and consultant based in Bangalore, India. She has recently co-founded the Kaavi Literary Agency to represent writers in Indian languages. An advisor to the Publishing Next conference annually held in Goa, she is also contributing editor to Publishing Perspectives. Mallya was a fellow of the Frankfurt Book Fair fellowship program in  2010. She has a Master's in Journalism from... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 12:15 - 13:00

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