DeFiore & Company works strategically to license our clients’ books in translation. Our foreign rights director, Linda Kaplan, has thirty years of subsidiary rights experience. Linda joined the agency in 2015 after 15 years as VP, rights director at Crown.

She has close working relationships with publishers and co-agents around the world and works in tandem to ensure maximum potential for each title in each language.  We oversee all aspects of our clients’ international publication, from submission and negotiation through publication and throughout the life of the book.

Linda Kaplan participates in the major book fairs in London, Frankfurt and Bologna as well as other fairs and international publishing events.

  • Baltic States: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Riga)
  • Brazil: The Riff Agency (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Sofia)
  • China: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Beijing)
  • Czech Republic, Slovenia and Slovak Republic: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Prague)
  • France: Agence Eliane Benisti
  • Germany: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (London)
  • Greece: JLM Literary Agency
  • Hungary, Croatia: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Budapest)
  • Israel: Book Publishers Association of Israel
  • Italy: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (London)
  • Japan: Tuttle–Mori Agency
  • Korea: Eric Yang Agency
  • Netherlands: Sebes and Bisseling (Amsterdam)
  • Poland: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Warsaw)
  • Russia: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Moscow)
  • Scandinavia: Ia Atterholm Agency (Sweden)
  • Spain/Portugal: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (London)
  • Taiwan: Andrew Nurnberg Associates (Taipei)
  • Turkey: Kayi Agency