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International Sales & Rights

Frequently Asked Questions

Translation Rights and International Book Fairs

International Retailers and Customers

I would like to buy the rights to translate and publish a Workman, Algonquin, Algonquin Young Readers, and/or Artisan book.

Workman, Algonquin, Algonquin Young Readers, and Artisan translation rights for the languages listed below are represented by subagents. Please contact the appropriate agent for more information.

Inquiries for languages not represented by a subagent can be directed to international.inquiries@workman.com.

Chinese Traditional/Complex 
Big Apple Agency
Tel:  +886 2 8771 4611
Email: chris-lin@bigapple1-china.com

Chinese Simplified 
Big Apple Agency
Tel:  +86 0 21 6658 0096
Email: wendy-king@bigapple1-china.com

Czech or Slovak
Kristin Olson Literary Agency s.r.o.
Tel:  +420 222 582 042
Email: kristin.olson@litag.cz

Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish
Sebes & Bisseling Literary Agency
Tel: +31 20 616 09 40
Email: office@sebes.nl

JLM Literary Agency 
Tel:  +30 1 36 47 187
Email: jlm@jlm.gr

The Deborah Harris Agency
Tel:  +972 (0)2 5633237
Email: efrat@thedeborahharrisagency.com

Katai & Bolza Literary Agents
Tel:  +36 1 456 03 13
Email: peter@kataibolza.hu

The Italian Literary Agency
Tel:  +39 02 86 54 45
Email: chiara.piovan@italianliterary.com

Japan Uni Agency, Inc.
Tel:  +81 3 3295 0301
Email: miko.yamanouchi@japanuni.co.jp

KCC/Korea Copyright Center Inc.
Tel:  +82 2 725 3350 
Email: kcc@kccseoul.com

Graal Ltd.
Tel: +48 22 895 2000
Email: paulina.machnik@graal.com.pl

Tel: (004021) 316 48 06
Email: andreea@kessler-agency.ro

Alexander Korzhenevski Agency
Tel/Fax: +7 95 463 4412
Email: alex.akagency@gmail.com

Plima Literary Agency
Tel:  +381 11 304 6386
Email: mila@plimaliterary.rs

Spanish and Portuguese
International Editors’ Co. / Yañez Agencia Literaria
Tel:  +34 932 00 71 07
Email: sandra.biel@internationaleditors.com

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I would like to buy the rights to translate and publish a Storey and/or Timber book.

Inquiries for translation rights to books published by Storey and Timber should be directed to maribeth.casey@hbgusa.com.

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I am a translator, and I’d like to translate a book into my language. How should I proceed?

We license translation rights to international publishers, and they are responsible for hiring a translator. Workman Publishing does not license to individuals, only to accredited publishing houses.

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I would like to make an appointment for the Frankfurt/London/Bologna book fair. Whom do I contact?

You can request book fair appointments by contacting international.inquiries@workman.com

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International Retailers and Customers

How can I order a Workman, Algonquin, Algonquin Young Readers, Artisan, Storey, and/or Timber book/calendar from outside the US?

If you wish to order single copies of our titles, please visit your favorite local or online store. International retailers or wholesalers should contact the Workman distributor or sales representative in your country, as noted below.

Thomas Allen & Son, Ltd.
Tel: 800-387-4333
Email: info@t-allen.com
Website: thomasallen.ca

Melia Publishing Services, Ltd.
Tel: +44 1628 633673
Email: melia@melia.co.uk
Website: melia.co.uk

Hardie Grant
Tel: +61 3 8520 6444
Email: sales@hardiegrant.com.au
Website: hardiegrant.com.au/books

Australia (Storey/Timber only)
Peribo Pty. Ltd.
Tel: +61 0 2 9457 0011
Email: info@peribo.com.au
Website: peribo.com.au

New Zealand
Bookreps NZ
Tel: +64 9 419 2635
Email: sales@bookreps.co.nz
Website: bookreps.co.nz

South Africa
Tel: +27 11 455 0091
Email: orders@phambili.com
Website: phambiliagencies.com

Asia and the Middle East
Curreri World Services
Tel: 978-921-8020
Email: michelle@curreriworldsvs.net

Sonja Merz International
Tel: 978-270-9714
Email: sonja@sonjamerz.com

Caribbean, Latin America, and South America
InterMediaAmericana Ltd.
Tel: +44 20 7274 7113
Email: sales@intermediaamericana.com

Bill Bailey Publishers’ Representatives
Tel: +44 1626 331079
Email: info@billbaileypubreps.co.uk 

All Other Countries
Tel:  212-614-7554
Email: international.inquiries@workman.com

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I would like to buy a copy of What to Expect When You’re Expecting in my language.

Please contact Alan Nevins at:
Renaissance Literary & Talent
Tel: 323-848-8305
Email: alan@rltagency.net
Website: renaissancemgmt.net

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I have an international publicity request. Whom do I contact?

Mark McGinlay
McGinlay Rushmer Public Relations
Tel: 44 7801 982844
Email: mrpublicrelationsuk@gmail.com

David Glover
Thomas Allen & Son, Ltd.
Tel: 905-475-9126 x325
Email: david.glover@t-allen.com

All Other International Publicity Requests
Sara High
Workman Publishing
Tel: 212-614-7757
Email: sara.high@hbgusa.com