IBNA- Director of the Iranian Pol Literary Agency said at the 70th Frankfurt Book Fair that agreements have been made with a number of American publishers for exchanging book copyright.
Speaking to IBNA correspondent, Majid Ja’fari Aghdam, Director of Pol Literary Agency stated that he has held meetings with the representatives of Random House Publishing U.S. branch, Springer, Overbook and MacMillan Publishers.
“In these meetings, Pol Literary Agency was tasked with acting as their representative for selling the copyrights of their books in Iran and other Persian language countries,” he said.
“Moreover, our agency is going to provide the ground for the visit of their representatives to Tehran International Book Fair next year for making them familiar to the Iranian book market,” Ja’fari Aghdam added.
He pointed out: “On the condition that our agency could sell the right of their books translated into Persian, the representatives of Random House Publishing U.S. branch, Springer, and MacMillan Publishers would consider purchasing the rights of Iranian books translated into English for the U.S. market.”
Ja’fari Aghdam further said: “Director of Overbook Publishing also agreed to purchase five Iranian books on the issues of the Sacred Defense [the eight-year war Iraq imposed on Iran] as well as the social and political issues.”