We offer educational seminars on all aspects of the business of being an author and the book ecosystem, providing practical advice on a broad range of topics. 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Negotiating Literary Translation Contracts

The important labor of literary translators deserves fair contract terms and pay. In this webinar, Authors Guild attorney Umair Kazi, Guild Council member and leader of the Guild’s translators’ rights group Julia Sanches, and veteran translator Alex Zucker will discuss how to use the Authors Guild's Literary Translation Model Contract and Commentary to negotiate higher fees and royalties, ensure proper credit, retain your rights for sublicenses, and more.

Thursday, June 2, 2022
1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT

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