News for Authors

Ask the Sub Rights Teams [Infographic]

by Andrea Bachofen|August, 2013

The demand for licensing rights for our authors’ books continues to grow with the expanding global marketplace.  When an editor acquires a new book, subsidiary rights become a negotiating point discussed with the literary agent.  The Subsidiary Rights groups create additional revenue streams for our authors by licensing the rights granted by agents to our authors’ works. The rights we offer can potentially include English-language reprint rights, foreign-language translations, audio versions, book club editions, pre-  and post-publication magazine excerpts (known as first and second serial rights); and occasionally performance rights (for film, television, or stage adaptations). Read more