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1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Chapter 17: How to Sell Subsidiary Rights

These are the most up-to-date addresses we have for the companies and services listed in the Sixth Edition of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.

If you find that any addresses are incorrect or you discover additional information (email, web site, toll-free number, etc.), please email the author at JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. We will incorporate any changes as soon as possible into these listings.


Literary, Subsidiary, and Foreign Rights Agents, Open Horizons, P.O. Box 2887, Taos, NM 87571; 575-751-3398. Web: http://www.bookmarket. com. This guide includes more than 1,425 literary agents, including 325+ agents that sell foreign rights, 400 that have sold a first novel, and another 50 or so that handle subsidiary rights sales. This mini-guide also includes a sample foreign rights book contract. Ebook download, only $6.00.


Writers House, Inc., Michele Rubin, Subsidiary Rights Manager, 21 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-685-2400; Fax: 212-685-1781. Email: mgrubin@writershouse.com. Web: http://www.writershouse.com.

Rights Center, 148 Amber Woods Drive, Tega Cay, SC 29708; 803-396-5683; Fax: 803-396-5684. Email: frdinfo@rightscenter.com. Web: http://www.rightscenter.com. Offers the Film Rights Directory.

Book Clubs, click here.

Hollywood Creative Directory, now published by Hollywood Reporter.

StoryBay.com is out of business. Try http://www.whosbuyingwhat.com as an alternative.

TV/Film Rights Marketplace, 149 S Barrington Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Web: http://www.tvfilmrights.com. Authors or publishers pay $35 per month to list a book or manuscript available for rights sales.

Nightingale Conant, 7300 N. Lehigh Avenue, Niles, IL 60714; 847-647-0306; 800-572-2770; Fax: 847-647-9243. Web: http://www.nightingale. com.

Audio Publishers Association, 191 Clarksville Road, Princeton Junction NJ 08550; 609-799-6327; Fax: 609-799-7032. Email: info@audiopub.org. Web: http://www.audiopub.org.

Severn House Publishers, 595 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York NY 10022; 212-888-4042; Fax: 212-759-5422. Web: http://www.severn house.com. Buys large print rights.

Thorndike Press, Jamie Knobloch, 295 Kenney Memorial Drive, Waterville, ME 04901. Buys large print rights.


Licensing Rights

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), 350 Fifth Avenue #1408, New York, NY 10118; 212-244-1944; Fax: 212-563-6552. Email: info@licensing.org. Web: http://www.licensing.org. With 1,100 members, this is the major licensing trade association in the U.S.

License!, James Mammarella, Editor-in-Chief, Advanstar, One Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016; 212-951-6707; Fax: 212-951-6714. Email: jmammarella@advanstar.com.

The Licensing Book, Adventure Publishing Group, 1501 Broadway #500, New York, NY 10036; 212-575-4510; Fax: 212-575-4521. Matthew Scheiner, Editor-in-Chief. Email: mscheiner@licensingbook.com. Web: http://www.licensingbook.com. A monthly magazine covering the licensing industry.

Licensing 2006 International, Advanstar Communications, 440 Wheelers Farm Road #101, Milford, CT 06460; 203-882-1300; Fax: 203-882-1800. To attend, call 218-723-9130 or 800-331-5706. To exhibit, call 203-882-1300, ext. 159. Email: lic@advanstar.com. Web: http://www.licensingshow.com. The major licensing trade show for the U.S. market, it is produced by Advanstar and sponsored by LIMA. Held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Brand Licensing London, Unit C, Lamb House, Church Street, Chiswick, London W42PD, United Kingdom; 44-208-987-0935; Fax: 44-208-987-0948. Email: mwkelly@advanstar.com. Web: http://www.licensinglondon.com. The #1 licensing show in Europe. Held at the Business Design Centre, London, England.

Surtex, 10 Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606; 914-421-3200; Fax: 914-948-6180. Email: surtex@glmshows.com. Web: http://www.surtex.com. The North American showcase for two-dimensional designs (prints and patterns for any surface or textile).

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