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Foreign and Subsidiary Sales in Book Publishing

Thursday, March 10, 2016
3:30pm – 4:45pm

Storrs Campus
Austin 102

Sean Fodera of Macmillan will give an overview of how foreign and subsidiary rights sales work in book publishing.

Sean P. Fodera is a 25-year veteran of the publishing industry, and has been manager and director of contracts, rights and electronic publishing at major publishing houses such as Penguin, Simon & Schuster, and DAW Books. He is currently Associate Director of Contracts at Macmillan. Sean developed several initiatives and policies which have been adopted within the industry. He has negotiated contracts, licensed rights, and handled disputes in every genre of trade publishing. As a published author of short fiction, Sean was a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, for which he chaired or served on several working committees. He has served as Adjunct Faculty at City College of New York, teaching a course on legal issues in publishing, and currently to guest lecture on related topics.

Contact:

Leigh Grossman, leigh@swordsmith.com

English Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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