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Lifecycle of a Book in Translation: Literary Scout

Foreign publishers and agents don’t magically know what’s going to sell well in their markets. Sometimes they need a little help, and they can find it in the form of a Literary Scout. Scouts try to intuit what will be popular here and abroad– as you may imagine, there is a lot of reading involved. Cecilia Campbell-Westlind of Daniela Schlingmann Scouting Agency, based out of the UK explains her day to day as a scout in the video below.