‘Books From Spain’ Launches on IPR To Support Frankfurt’s 2022 Guest of Honor

A ‘Books From Spain’ portal opens at IPR License to encourage rights sales and offer translation funding ahead of the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 Guest of Honor Spain.

As the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic have worn on, new collective international rights outreach programs are proliferating—clearly a good way to pull together and promote translation rights sales in the world publishing industry.

Today, the international book business’ rights trading community welcomes Books From Spain, a herald of Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Guest of Honor Spain in 2022 and a new initiative through which the hard hit Spanish market can work to widen its international rights-trading footprint. This collection of titles from Spain is hosted on IPR License, the digital rights trading marketplace in which Frankfurt holds controlling interest, with additional investments from Copyright Clearance Center and China South Publishing & Media Group.

The Federation of Publishers’ Guilds of Spain (FGEE) is once more in the lead here, and it has the support of the ministry of culture and sports, through the general directorate of books and promotion of reading as well as that of Acción Cultural Española.

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