Publishers join literary agencies in running spring 'rights fairs'

Publishers join literary agencies in running spring 'rights fairs'

Hachette UK, Pan Macmillan and a number of literary agencies will run their own "digital rights fairs” in March to make up for the rescheduling of the London Book Fair and the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

London Book Fair has moved from March to late June this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, while the Bologna Children's Book Fair has moved from April to June.

Last week, Curtis Brown announced it would be running its own “spring fair” in late March to fill the hole left in the schedules by the lack of an early 2021 event.

Hachette UK has now also revealed its plans, scheduling ...

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