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Asian Festival of Children’s Content

In this workshop, veteran writer, translator and editor Lawrence Schimel will guide participants on the art of the buying and selling translation rights to children’s books, covering negotiating contracts, building networks of rights sellers and buyers, sublicenses, and more.

Publishing Translation

Lawrence Schimel

Lawrence Schimel (US)

Lawrence lives in Madrid, Spain and writes in both Spanish and English. He has published over 120 books in a wide range of genres. He is also a prolific literary translator. His translations into Spanish include the graphic novel They Called Us Enemy by George Takei; his translations into English include the middle grade novels The Wild Book by Juan Villoro and The Treasure of Barracuda by Llanos Campos. He has sold his children's books Early One Morning and Bedtime, Not Playtime! illustrated by Elina Braslina in 35 editions in 27 languages so far.

All programme dates and times are subject to change and existing COVID measures.

* : Pre-registration is required for in-person events. Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.