Black Hole Autumn event 8.11.2022

Black Hole Autumn event – Exporting children’s literature takes place on 8.11.2022 virtually.

The virtual event can be followed through Brella virtual environment. Event starts at 13:00 EET.

The whole event will take place in Breakout Room called Black Hole Autumn event.

The event is open to all book industry professionals and free of charge. The event is organized by the Oulu Writers Association in association with BusinessOulu. The event is open to all book industry professionals and free of charge. 

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Katharina Braun, the Editorial Director in Children’s Fiction from arsEdition, Germany, is sharing her experiences about Finnish children’s books on the German market. Literary Agent Terhi Isomäki-Blaxall, from Bonnier Rights Finland, talks about how to represent Finnish children’s literature abroad. Illustrator and children’s book author Sanna Pelliccioni gives an overview of how her books have got translated into other languages. See full program »

One-on-one meetings
There is time allotted for one-on-one meetings. Make sure to book meetings with each other even before the event begins. The match-making features of the Brella platform make it easy to find the best contacts. 

Brella platform
Brella is an easy-to-use networking platform, where you can follow the presentations on live streams, connect with the speakers and other attendees, browse author portfolios and set up meetings.

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Organizers and Partners 
Black Hole Spring event is a part of the Oulu Writers Association’s ongoing project to build a network for publishing professionals aiming to further Northern literary exports. The event is made possible by the financial support of the Council of Oulu region and the City of Oulu.

Black Hole project
Black Hole is an international literature network focused on translating and foreign rights, based in Oulu, Finland. Read more about the project here.