Rights Interest Rising: Indonesian Publishers on International Trade

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This article mentions Andrea Hirata Asma Nadia Dee Lestari Eka Kurniawan Laksmi Pamuntjak Leila S. Chudori
Written by Porter Anderson
Originally published in Publishing Perspectives.
Jul 20, 2017


One of the most sustained efforts on the international scene in publishing today is that of the Indonesian market.

Praised for its colorful program as Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor in 2015, the culture’s literary industry today faces several challenges—with spirit and patience.

In early September, the Indonesian International Book Fair in Jakarta will again feature a special Indonesia Rights Fair at which publishers, literary agents, and rights holders can meet and make rights transactions. In 2016, a group of some 25 publishers participated in the rights program.

And Publishing Perspectives has had the input of several engaged players on the ground there in our effort to understand the market and its rights-trading status today.

Read the full article here.