SCOUTING MISSION TO ISRael
The national publishing associations (ACP, ACUP and ANEL) are currently reviewing candidates for their representative delegates for the upcoming Scouting Mission to Tel Aviv, Israel, which will take place from November 23 to 27, 2015. The associations will be submitting their nominations by July 13, 2015.
WEBINAR ON EXPORTING TO INDONESIA
On June 18th
, we hosted Thomas Nung Atasana, International Rights Director from Borobudur Literary Agency, as he explored the opportunities within the Indonesian book market and its potential as an export market for Canadian titles. The free webinar included an overview of the market and included a discussion on ways to approach licensing and rights negotiations, exporting print books, co-publishing, the pricing system, average print runs, best-seller criteria and the e-book market.
If you missed it, a copy of the Powerpoint presentation and a recording of the webinar will be available on our website in September.
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet, by email or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225
A message from vearsa
Vearsa, an eBook distributor, has a special offer for Canadian eBook publishers. To find out more about this special offer or for more details about Vearsa publishing services, please visit https://www.vearsa.com/canadian-publishers/
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Foreign Rights Available for Children’s Title
New Zealand’s Upstart Press
is publishing a unique Christmas book for children and is reaching out to Canadian publishers interested in publishing the title in English or in French. The title follows an advent calendar concept with one story for every day from November 25 to Christmas. For more information, please contact Kevin Chapman, director of Upstart Press at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANEL's Export Project
The project for the export of finished books in Maghreb countries and in Africa, spearheaded by ANEL, was renewed for a second year. This project started on June 17, 2015 and this second phase will cover Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco and Senegal. Ginette Péloquin will continue to work as the project manager and will contact you shortly.
As part of this project, ANEL will attend the Beirut Francophone Book Fair, which will be held from October 23 to November 1,
2015. ANEL will work very closely with the Canadian Embassy in Lebanon, particularly with the Trade Commissioner, Ms. Nathalie Nercessian, the Political and Public Affairs Officer, Ms. Maya Barakat Adaimy, and the bookseller from Librairie El Bourj
, Michel Choueiri.
Publishers who wish to attend the Beirut Francophone Book Fair may be eligible to use the Livres Canada Books Foreign Rights Marketing Assistance Program (FRMAP)
Urgent — Lebanon
: The Canadian Embassy in Lebanon wishes to invite one or two authors as part of the Beirut Francophone Book Fair. ANEL invites you to submit potential candidates for the following categories: fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature.
You will find a standard form at the following link
. Please download the form before you fill it out. The due date to submit nominations is July 15, 2015
. Please send the completed forms to Ginette Péloquin
For more information regarding this project, please contact Ginette Péloquin, Project Manager, at 514 273-8130 ext. 224 (ANEL), 514 746-4052 (cell), or 514 843-3606 (office).