working as both translator and agent
Thread poster: markw
markw
Local time: 06:56
Danish to English
Sep 30, 2007

I've been asked to both translate and act as agent in selling an autobiography of a Danish jazz musician, by the musician himself. His Danish publisher isn't interested in helping. I have US publisher contacts but no experience in negotiating prices or contracts or rights, and I'm nervous about this. Is there anyone with experience in selling the books they've translated who can give me advice?

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Alvaro Morales  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:56
Member (2006)
English to Spanish
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Sorry, can't help you Oct 20, 2007

I think that's not a very common case, but hey! take it with courage! It looks like a fantastic opportunity!

Why don't you try posting in an books editors' forums?

[Edited at 2007-10-20 20:16]


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