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“Ukrainian Literature: Rights Now!” is a part of the professional programme of the International Book Arsenal festival, that aims to introduce foreign audience to Ukrainian literature, book market, writers and grant opportunities.

The project is funded by the EU as part of the EU4Business initiative and implemented by the EBRD.

Online B2B meetings

We invite you to online B2B meetings between foreign and Ukrainian publishers and literary agents. If you are interested in participation fill in the short application form till June 15, 2020, so that we could provide you with the detailed information. between foreign and Ukrainian publishers and literary agents regarding the purchase of the rights for Ukrainian books.

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#knigolove
#knigolove is the Ukrainian publishing house that works with the best contemporary literature and creates new opportunities for the readers and the authors. #knigolove is created by people, who are looking for the best in the market, who really love reading and making the quality books. The main directions of our activity are: popularization of the children's literature, important issues in the publications for the teenagers, as well as the business literature and the world bestsellers of fiction literature. Our editions are the sales hits on the Ukrainian book market, and all the print runs are constantly republished.

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http://knigolove.com.ua/
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A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA
A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA publishers is the 2019 Publishing Prestige Award Winner and the oldest privately-owned publisher in Ukraine. We are the publisher of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, we also publish the most iconic titles of Roald Dahl in Ukrainian, together with many other notable international authors. Before 2008 we focused on children’s literature, now we publish books for all ages.

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http://ababahalamaha.com.ua/
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Akademia Publishing Centre
More than 25 years of “Akademia” publishing activity were devoted to intellectual books. Modern prose, books for teenagers and kids are projects “Akademia” is now working on. Our mission is to be valuable for everyone who appreciates high quality books.

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www.academia-pc.com.ua
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Anetta Antonenko Publishers
Anetta Antonenko Publishers founded by Аnetta Antonenkо. From May 2014 “she focused on her own project, which is becoming more influential on the market” (Forbes, 15.01.2016). During her professional career she introduced to readers such prominent Ukrainian writers as Lyubko Deresh, Yurko Izdryk, Vasyl Shkliar, Vasyl Kozhelyanko, Maria Matios, Yurko Pokalchuk, Oles Ulyanenko, Igor Rymaruk, as well as the world renowned names — Francis Fukuyama, Samuel Huntington, Susan Sontag, Jean Baudrillard, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Federico Garcia Lorca, Jorge Luis Borges, Anthony Burgess, Ian McEwan and many others. АNETТА АNTONENKО: I decided to create an independent publishing house, free in its choice and publishing policies. This is my author’s PROJECT about what I read and love myself. And that is why each book is a like a PROJECT for me. WHAT WE PUBLISH: • Contemporary Ukrainian literature: rights and promotion in Ukraine and in the world • Contemporary world literature, • Significant works of contemporary philosophers, sociologists and political scientists from around the world. During a short period of time our publications have already found their readers and became successful. The work of the publishing house was distinguished in the rating “TOP 100 People of Culture of the New Time 2014”, by being awarded the 6th place in the TOP-20 Ukrainian brands according to FORBES Ukraine (2015).

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https://anetta-publishers.com/
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Art Nation Publishing
We work in publishing market from 2017 and give our reader a new form of family leisure — books with augmented reality (AR). We combine tradition and innovation so that the modern reader gets more than just a book. In 2018 our publishing house ranked the first place in the Rating of Ukrainian Publishing Houses in the category "The largest edition of one title". We received this award thanks to the book "Alice in Wonderland". Total edition of two books, "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass", was 1 241 050 copies in 2018 and it was the record of Ukraine. Since 2018 we are members of Ukrainian Publishers & Booksellers Association.

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http://en.artnationpublishing.com/
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Artbook publishing house
The publishing house was created in 2015 and introduced to Ukrainian readers such world authors as Herve Tullet, Axel Scheffler, Francoize Boucher and also classical German Wimmelbooks. During this time, Artbooks has been published more than 130 titles with annual print run of new books up to 10,000 copies. Every year the publishing house participates in the largest Ukrainian and European fairs. Among them: Book Forum Lviv, Arsenal Book Fair, Frankfurt Book Fair, Bologna Children's Book Fair, Livre Paris and Leipzig Book Fair. In 2019 Artbooks becomes the official publisher of LEGO, Roblox and Minecraft in Ukraine. Today it is starting to publish books for an adult audience. The publishing house is focused on satisfying the critical habits of modern children and their parents.

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https://artbooks.ua/
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ArtHuss
ArtHuss is publishers and printing house with major output in non-fiction and popular art books. Nice and easy about the art world. We speak about present-day world through the optics of visual culture. We narrate stories about Ukraine within global context. We make exhibitions out of books, and books about exhibitions. We published Ukrainian editions of the world renowned bestsellers by Sarah Thornton, Will Gompertz, Marina Abramovic', Don Thompson, Grayson Perry, Sagmeister & Walsh, Victor Papanek, Scott Belsky and others. We develop a series of books by contemporary Ukrainian essayists as well as non-fictional works on Ukrainian visual culture.

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www.arthuss.com.ua
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ASSA publishing house
ASSA (Agency of Skilful Specialists and Authors) is a publishing house specializing in publishing of children's fiction literature and school textbooks. The publishing house began its activity at the book market in 2009 with the issue of tourist literature — travel guides and maps. From 2013 till the present, ASSA has been actively expanding the range of educational, developing and fiction literature for children. It publishes over 50 titles annually. The products of the publishing house are oriented at modern children and modern realities. That is why ASSA closely monitors the latest trends in the development of literature and participates in international exhibitions and fairs.

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https://acca.ua/
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Bohdan publishing house
Bohdan publishing house was established in 1997 in Ternopil, Ukraine. We try to provide the market of Ukraine with high-quality children’s, educational and reference literature. Among our books there are also fiction works translated from English, German, French, Polish, Lithuanian, Swedish, Norwegian and Serbian languages. Bohdan has an excellent team of skilled translators, editors and proofreaders. We collaborate with authors and translators from all over Ukraine. We translated fiction books for people of all ages, especially works that are included in school programme, because we want to give our children possibility to read world literature in good and professional translations. The publishing house is at high level in Ukrainian publishing business due to the preparation of educational textbooks and manuals for school as well as their distribution throughout Ukraine. Bohdan participates in various Ukrainian and foreign bookfairs. It has numerous rewards of state level.

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www.bohdan-books.com
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Chas maistriv
"Chas maistriv" is children's publisher since 1999. On the start of career our publishining company was called "Master Class" and it was based on school books and school materials. Later, in year 2007, the owner Oleg Symonenko became a father and decided to make a redirection of the publishing house to the children books. His mission was to create new books for children as part of the environment of love, that special setting were children are helped to form knowledge, intelligence, wisdom and culture - resulting in a UNIQUE HUMAN PERSON. In year 2013 the company was totally redirected to children's literature and changed the name to "Chas maistriv". During last two years we are making plan to bring back the studying series in our assortment.

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https://chasmaistriv.com.ua/
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Crocus Publishing
Crocus Publishing is young and new Ukrainian publisher founded in 2019. We publish poetry, fiction and non-fiction for toddlers, preschoolers and young readers. Crocus publishes beautifully illustrated works by Ukrainian authors. Also, we publish translations into Ukrainian from foreign languages, mostly from English, Swedish and Norwegian. Our translated authors are Maria Parr, Rune Belsvik (Norway), Rose Lagerkranz, Ellen Carlsen (Sweden). Our aim is to publish quality, beautiful and meaningful books in Ukrainian language.

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www.crocusbooks.com.ua
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Dukh i Litera publishing
“Dukh i Litera” (Spirit and Letter) Research and Publishing Association introduces readers to the best examples of Ukrainian  and world classics, as well as to contemporary studies in the areas of philosophy, history, culture studies, social science, etc. In our publications we look for the creative union of the “sciences of the letter” with the “sciences of the spirit”, for the harmony between form and sense. The discovery of each author, and the choice of each book we publish are highlights of an exciting adventure which “Dukh i Litera” embarked upon more than 25 years ago. We pay great attention to publishing Christian and Judaic literature.

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https://duh-i-litera.com
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DyvoGra Social Publishing Project
DyvoGra is a social publishing project that create inclusive books and card sets for speech and communication development. Since 2015 DyvoGra combines written text with alternative and augmentative communication symbols (pictograms) and create special books for children with special educational needs, speech impairment, autism spectrum disorder, and are intended for children who just learn to read.

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http://www.dyvogra.com/uk/
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Fabula Publishing
Fabula Publishing house is a young and progressive publisher for all those interested in high-quality literature. We work with professional writers and translators, literary editors and designers. Books of the publishing house are divided into two main groups: fiction and non-fiction.

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https://fabulabook.com/
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Folio publishers
Folio publishers was founded in 1990, which makes it the oldest private publishing house in Ukraine. Focus area: Ukrainian and foreign fiction, crime stories, books on history, philosophy, memoirs, travel guides about Ukraine and literature for children. Among the world-known authors published in Folio are Jeffrey Archer, Robert Harris, Umberto Eco, Albert Camus, Herman Hesse, Orhan Pamuk and many others. We publish the most popular Ukrainian authors such as Andriy Kurkov, Yuriy Vynnychuk, Irina Lobusova, Georgiy Pochepzov and many others. We offer a wide range of literary fiction and retrocrime stories especially about Kiev, Kharkiv, Lviv and Odessa . Among non-fiction, the best series are books written by Georgiy Pochepzov on topics such as propaganda, media, TV influence on our mind, fakes and so on. We also offer children’s books by the most famous Ukrainian author Andriy Kurkov. For people interested in modern day Ukraine we have a wide range of travel guides, written by real tour guides. We also draw your attention on books about War in Donbass.  

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http://folio.com.ua
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Fountain of Fairy Tales
Ukrainian publishing house “The Fountain of Fairy Tales” was founded in Kyiv, 2014. The publishing house specializes in modern Ukrainian children books. We discovery new names, trends, and styles in children's literature is Ukraine. Following that purpose, we co-operate with many Ukrainian authors and illustrators. Every book issued by our publishing house is exclusive. Thus we focus on both internal and external book markets.

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www.fontan-book.com
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Kalamar
Figuratively speaking, "Kalamar" is the venerable grandfather of the ordinary ballpoint pen, and the great-grandfather of the computer keyboard. During the Cossack era, the kalamar was an inkwell with “ears” that clerks had tied to their belts—truly a sign of progressive times back then. Today, the modern day Kalamar is still progressive and is an appropriate name for our publishing house that is governed with our own unique views on books and the publishing world. At the beginning of our activity we started in April 2014 we were targeting different niches and as result published "The history of the Bible old and new testaments", "Russia’s Hybrid Aggression: Lessons for the World" and books for kids. At the moment we mostly focusing on books for children covering themes which are on high priority of modern kids' parents: developing of emotional intellect of kids, developing their social adaptation, teaching healthy behavior from birth.

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www.kalamar.ua
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Literary Agency Ovo
Literary Agency OVO has an ambitious goal to advance modern Ukrainian literature into the international context by making it an integral and prominent part of global trends. Literary Agency OVO was established in 2019 by the 3 cultural managers who shared the main idea reflected in the agency’s motto - “Literature has no borders”. The agency specializes in three areas: 1) selection of talented authors who require assistance in finding publishers for their manuscripts and further conclusion of publishing agreements; 3) promotion of authors with published books, namely organization of promo tours, PR campaigns, participation in festivals and more; 3) sales of rights for translation and publication of Ukrainian authors at international book fairs and in the framework of bilateral cooperation.

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www.litagencyovo.com
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Luta Sprava publishing
Luta Sprava publishing was born in the times of rebel and barricades. We find our mission in promoting cultural phenomena – literature, painting, design, music, – that are relevant and accordant to present. We gonna do it faithfully and with verve.

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www.lutasprava.com
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Mamino
"Mamino" is a publishing house, located in Kyiv and specialized on children's literature. "Mamino" creates books for preschoolers and junior pupils. It produces books by Ukrainian authors and illustrators, as well as translations by world bestsellers.

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www.knygarenka.com
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Meridian Czernowitz
MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ publishes fictional texts by contemporary Ukrainian authors. Usually 6-8 titles are published during the year, books in Ukrainian and Russian. Among the authors most famous and interesting voices of Ukrainian literature: Serhiy Zhadan, Yuri Andrukhovych, Igor Pomerantsev, Oksana Zabuzhko, Taras Prokhasko, Tania Maliarchuk, Yuri Izdryk, Andriy Lyubka, Kateryna Kalytko, Irena Karpa and others.

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http://www.meridiancz.com
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Nash Format Publishers
Nash Format Publishers is a Ukrainian publishing company established in Kyiv in 2006. We focus on nonfiction in fields ranging from business and economics to psychology and personal development, biographies, and memoirs. We also have a robust fiction series. Our publishing house has brought more than 300 translations to the Ukrainian readers, including works by Nobel Prize laureates, The New York Times Bestsellers, and The Economist Bestsellers. We published Ukrainian editions of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Jordan Peterson, Francis Fukuyama, Niall Ferguson, Richard Thaler, and others. Since 2019, Nash Format Publishers began a vibrant series of Ukrainian nonfiction. We already have several bestselling authors, and are always on the lookout for unique new voices and stories. Publishing both printed books and ebooks, Nash Format has set up an extensive distribution network. It includes more than 800 sales points alongside our online store, nashformat.ua, which ships worldwide. According to Forbes Ukraine, Nash Format Publishers was the 7th on the list of the 20 best Ukrainian publishing companies in 2015.

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https://nashformat.ua/
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Nebo Booklab Publishing
Founded in 2015. Areas: books for children, art and illustrated books, focusing on the quality of the end product. Publishes novels of the most popular foreign authors, writing for children and young adults. Works with Ukrainian illustrators.

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https://nebopublishing.com.ua/
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Nora-Druk Publishers
For 24 years on the market we published more than 500 books. We opened new names of Ukrainian bestselling authors. We translated the works such authors as: Martha Hall Kelly, Alex Garland, Muriel Barbery, David Foenkinos, Philipppe Labro, Juli Zeh, Delphine de Vigan, Manuela Gretkowska, Chris Tvedt and others.

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https://nora-druk.com/
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Osnovy publishing
Osnovy is an independent publishing house in Kyiv. Since 1992 Osnovy published classic works in history, philosophy and sociology. Osnovy’s catalogue contains over four hundred titles. Today the publishing house specializes in books with unique content and design, created by Ukrainian authors.

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https://osnovypublishing.com/en/
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Pabulum
Pabulum is a small publishing house of Ukrainian non-fiction, specializing in publications on creative and intellectual development. The mission is to inspire and develop the reader by creating quality Ukrainian non-fiction books. We focus on the support of Ukrainian authors and translations of interesting non-fiction works from the languages and topics underrepresented in our country. Our aim is to discover new directions and interesting authors for our readers, to show how diverse and unexplored the world is around. One of our values is equality (gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc.). We promote it both among our employees and through the books we publish.

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pabulum.com.ua
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Publishing House «Bukrek»
In 1992 the Small Private Enterprise “Bukrek” Publishing House, Chernivtsi, Ukraine was founded by Dariia Maksymets. “Bukrek” edits and publishes poetry, political and sociological studies, folk-tales and class books. Its catalogue includes six collections: “European Poetry”, “The Third Millennium” (Ukrainian contemporary poetry), “Political and sociological studies”, “Ukrainian Folk-tales”, “Class Books for Romanian Schools” and “Class Books for Hungarian Schools”. “Bukrek” specializes in the publishing of textbooks for schools in Ukrainian, Romanina, Hungarian, etc., fiction books, foreign classics and the books of the modern authors. About 100 books in Ukrainian, Romanian, German, French, Bulgarian, Roma, Gagauz and Hebrew are published annually. “Bukrek” was awarded the Grand Prix of America for quality and service in 1999. In Chisinau at the international exhibition of children's books (iBbY) designer Sergei Maksymets was awarded the diploma “The best design of the book” and Prize of Moldova Artists Union “Luchafer”. The main goal of “Bukrek” is to create and disseminate knowledge and support learner acquisition of Ukrainian and internationally recognized publications.

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http://bukrek.net/index.php/uk/
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Publishing House Talant
Distribution of developing literature for children, toy books and encyclopedias.

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https://shop.talantbooks.com.ua/uk/
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Ranok publishing house
Ranok is the leading publishing house of Ukraine dealing with educational and children's literature. It also covers adult fiction and non-fiction/business sectors. Ranok has been working on the international market for over 20 years and has a long history of successful cooperation with many publishers around the world. Ranok is an eco-friendly publisher with dedication to energy-saving technologies, a “path breaker” in creating “E-RANOK” and e-book versions of textbooks in Ukraine.

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http://ranok.com.ua/
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Rodovid
Rodovid is one the oldest publishing houses in Ukraine specializing in art books. For its twenty-five year history Rodovid produced over hundred titles ranging from Ukrainian folk embroidery to contemporary art. In 2016 Rodovid initiated its new series in contemporary Ukrainian photography and also instituted Ukrainian Dummy Award to support young photographers with their first art book publication.

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http://rodovid.net/en/
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Smoloskyp Publishers
Smoloskyp produces about 30 titles per year focusing on 20th century politics and history, memoirs of political prisoners and books on dissident movement. Since 1995 it provides contest for young authors presenting new voices in poetry and fiction.

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http://www.smoloskyp.org.ua/
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The Black Sheep
"The Black Sheep" publishing house for children's literature and art books was founded at the end of 2015 in Chernivtsi (Ukraine). It specializes in bilingual books, children's literature and art books. The Black Sheep cooperates with more than 20 writers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, USA, Great Britain, Poland and Ukraine.

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http://www.books-xxi.com.ua/catalog/chorni-vivtsi
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The Old Lion Publishing House
Founded in Lviv, Ukraine in 2001. It is a general publisher that produces over 130 titles per year, including fiction and non-fiction for children, teenagers and adults. From the youngest to the oldest, every reader will find something to his or her liking among Old Lion books: board books, picture books, fairy tales, poems for kids, stories for schoolchildren, teenage series, exquisite poetry, fascinating novels, and even anti-stress colouring books. Old Lion works with the best Ukrainian and international authors, including Romana Romanyshyn & Andriy Lesiv (Agrafka art studio), Sofia Andrukhovych, Taras Prokhasko, Mariana Prokhasko, Tania Maliarchuk, Natalka Sniadanko, Jeremy Strong, Ian Whybrow, Ulf Stark, Nina Grontvedt, Vigdis Jordt, A. Audgild Suldberg, Sally Green, Angela Nanetti, Salman Rushdi, Kadzuo Ishiguro, Elizabeth Gilbert, Paolo Giordano etс.

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https://starylev.com.ua/foreign-rights
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Vivat publishing
Vivat is one of the most prize-winning and biggest publishing house in Ukraine, publishes the world's bestsellers and promotes Ukrainian books abroad through presentations and sales rights. Today Vivat cooperates with more than 20 countries.

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https://vivat book.com.ua
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їzhak
Independent publisher of gastronomic literature

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https://yizhakultura.com/
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