Translation @BBPlus2022

Delighted by the success of 2021 Literary Translation Forum focussing on diversity and inclusion in translation, this year’s offer was a conference considering the genres and titles that sell well in a range of markets and languages, how to sell translation rights, grants available and an all-important matchmaking session.

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Webinar on poetry in translation

Talking Translation: Translators Talk Poetry. Taking verse across borders and generations, challenges and opportunities

Tuesday1 March 2022

Translation Rights Forum at the fair  


Translation Rights Forum

Wednesday 23 March 2022

10:00 – 11.45 CET

10:00 Nations Unite: What Sells Well, Where panel discussion

An insight from three publishing professionals about trends in selling books in translation into their market. What genres are popular, how does the market operate, who is buying what, what are the opportunities and how to access the market.

10:45 What’s Hot: Hot topics in Translation Rights panel discussion

Translation relies on the buying and selling of rights between agents and publishers across the world. What are the current hot topics in translation that rights professionals should be aware of?