Bonnier Rights has announced that the Czech translation rights to Katja Kettu’s book ’Rose on poissa’ (in English: ’Rose is gone’) have been sold to the publisher Argo. The book will be translated by Jitka Hanušová.
The German publisher Carl Hanser Verlag has acquired the translation rights to Tuutikki Tolonen’s ’Mörköviesti’ (in English: ’Monster Message’). The book will be out in 2020.
Tuutikki Tolonen is represented by Elina Ahlback Literary Agency.
Norstedts has acquired the Swedish rights to Sisko Savonlahti’s novel ‘Ehkä tänä kesänä kaikki muuttuu’ (in English: ‘Maybe This Summer Everything Will Change’).
Sisko Savonlahti is represented by Helsinki Literary Agency.
Hena has acquired the Croatian rights to Katja Kettu’s novel ‘Kätilö’ (in English: ‘The Midwife’).
Katja Kettu is represented by Bonnier Rights.
In 2019, the translation rights for Mia Kankimäki’s ”The Women I Think About at Night” have been sold by Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency to Czech Republic (Albatrosmedia/Motto) and Lithuania (Gelmes Publishing).
Alianza has acquired the World Spanish rights to Pajtim Statovci’s novel ‘Tiranan sydän’ (in English: ‘Crossing’).
Pajtim Statovci is represented by the Wylie Agency.
Previously ‘Tiranan sydän’ has been sold to Croatian (VBZ), English (Pantheon Books / US, Pushkin Press / UK), French (Buchet Castel), German (btb), Italian (Sellerio), Norwegian (Gyldendal) and Swedish (Norstedts).
The Czech translation rights to Henriikka Rönkkönen’s ”My Imaginary Boyfriend” have been sold to Albatros Media by Kontext Agency.
The Estonian translation rights of Tapio Tamminen’s book ”Himmler and His Finnish Buddha” have been sold to the publishing house Varrak by Kontext Agency. The Czech ones have been acquired by Albatros Media.
The translation rights to Sofi Oksanen’s ”Baby Jane” have been sold Ukraine (Folio) by Salomonsson Agency.
The Swedish translation rights to Saara Turunen’s ”The Bystander” have been sold to Wahlström & Widstrand by Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency.
The German translation rights to Mika Hentunen’s crime book ”Attan aarre” have been sold to the Swiss publisher Antium by the publisher Reuna.
The German translation rights to Helena Väisänen’s crime book ”Kuoleman tuoksu” have been sold to the Swiss publisher Antium by the publisher Reuna.
The German translation rights to Harri V. Hietikko’s doctoral thesis ”Management by Sauron” have been sold by the publisher Reuna to the German publisher Vahlen.
The Estonian publisher Lumemana has acquired the translation rights, sold by Helsinki Literary Agency, to Henriikka Tavi’s ”Toivo”, a poetry collection.
The Swedish translation rights to Hanna-Reetta Schreck’s ”Minä maalaan kuin jumala” have been sold to Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland by Helsinki Literary Agency.
The Estonian translation rights to Paavo Haavikko’s ”Kootut runot” (Collected Poems) have been sold to EKSA by Helsinki Literary Agency.
The English translation rights to Märta Tikkanen’s ”Århundradets kärlekssaga” (The Love Story of the Century) have been sold to Deep Vellum by Helsinki Literary Agency.
Helsinki Literary Agency has announced that the Hungarian translation rights to Marcus Rosenlund’s ”Väder som förändrade världen” (The Weather that Changed the World) have been sold to the publisher Cser Kiado, while the Estonian rights went to Ühinenud Ajakirjad.
The Russian rights to Henrik Meinander’s ”Gustaf Mannerheim” (From Russian Spy to Finnish Statesman) have been sold to the publisher Ves Mir by Helsinki Literary Agency.
The translation rights of Lotta Soinninen’s ’Pieni pahan mielen kirja’ have been sold by Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency to the following publishers:
– A. W. Bruna, Netherlands;
– Le Livre de Poche, France;
– Droemer Knaur, Germany;
– Vigmostad & Bjørke, Norway;
– Euromedia, Czech Republic;
– DeA Planeta Libri, Italy;
– Vulkan, Serbia;
– Ikar, Slovakia;
– Editora Plaza & Janés/PRH, Spain;
– HarperCollins Nordic, Sweden;
– Eesti Raamat, Estonia;
– Modtryk, Denmark;
– Partvonal, Hungary;
– China Times, Taiwan;
– Bloomsbury, UK & Commonwealth;
– Gallery Books/Simon&Schuster, USA;
– Editora Globo/Globo Livros, Brazil;
– Citic Press, China;
– President Sha, Japan;
– Baltos Lankos, Lithuania;
– Bombora, Russia;
– Zvaigzne, Latvia;
– Stilus Knjiga, Croatia;
– Zysk i S-ka, Poland;
– Forlagid, Iceland;
– Planeta, Portugal;
– Gramedia Pustaka Utama, Indonesia;
– Kinneret-Zmora, Israel;
– Vivat Publishing, Ukraine.