Foreign Rights

Dear colleagues,

Welcome to our foreign rights page. The titles presented below are all available for foreign languages editions. If you are interested in considering any of our books for translation, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can also download our latest Rights Catalogues.

Kind regards,

Geneviève Lagacé, Rights Manager

NEW English Excerpt Available

15 juin 2021

En excerpt of En route vers nowhere by Sophie Laurin is now available in English! CLICK HERE TO READ IT

A story of friendship fuelled by snack-bar poutine and inedible gas station sandwiches. A teen romance, in spite of the whiffs of warm beer and sweaty bodies during a summer heat wave. A story from an era when phones weren’t quite so smart. A book with dual timelines, infused with gentle nostalgia and irresistible humour. This summer-tinged read will delight young readers.


Shortlisted for the Prix Sésame in France!

14 juin 2021

Comme une chaleur de feu de camp by Amélie Panneton (published by Alice Jeunesse in Europe) is shortlisted as one of the five « coup de coeur » titles of the Prix Sésame in France. The college students jury will meet early January 2022 to announce the winner and the author is invited to the Fête du Livre Jeunesse from January 26 to 30.

Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2021

18 mai 2021

If we can’t meet you all in person in Bologna this year, let’s at least meet online! Hurtubise will participate in the online event BCBF Global Rights Exchange organized from June 14 to 17. We invite you to have a look at our bookshelf and featured titles to discover our most popular children’s and YA books. I remain available for a virtual meeting during that week and I would be happy to tell you more about our newest additions.

Geneviève Lagacé, Rights Manager
Contact meSpring 2021 Catalogue

Our Stories Are Traveling

19 avril 2021

We are pleased to announce the following recent deals!

  • L’allégorie des truites arc-en-ciel by Marie-Christine Chartier: web series rights optioned by UGO Média
  • Ciel Series by Sophie Labelle: English rights to Second Story Press
  • Infectés Series by Marc-André Pilon: French rights to Kennes (excl. North America)
  • Hackers Series by Isabelle Roy: Arabic rights to Arab Scientific Publishers
  • Juliette Series by Rose-Line Brasset:
    • Hungarian rights to Alexandra Könyveshaz
    • Czech rights to Albatros Media
    • Arabic rights to Arab Scientific Publishers

NEW Spring 2021 Rights Catalogue!

5 mars 2021

It’s time to celebrate! Canadian winter is almost over and our new Spring 2021 Catalogue is here. Check it out and discover the unique and refreshing voices of our authors this season.

As part of a virtual 2021 Spring fair, I will be hosting meetings with international publishers from March 22 to April 9. There are still some time slots available and I invite you to contact me directly if you wish to make an appointment. I am looking forward to seeing you and sharing all these new stories with you.

Geneviève Lagacé, Rights Manager
[email protected] 

Angoulême’s 2021 International Comics Festival

25 janvier 2021

Hurtubise is delighted to participate to Angoulême’s 2021 International Comics Festival starting this Wednesday, January 27 until June 27, 2021. For this 48th edition, the Festival is reinventing itself with an International Rights Market available online.

We will be presenting Juliette‘s comic books series which offer a clever mix of entertainment and cultural enrichment for teens. They are adapted from the bestselling series for young readers written by Rose-Line Brasset (more than 600,000 copies sold), which success reflects not only a growing number of young girls who are interested in travelling, but also the important role family and friendships play in their lives.

For more information about our comic books, please feel free to reach out.

Geneviève Lagacé, Rights Manager
[email protected] 

Happy New Year 2021 from Éditions Hurtubise!

1 janvier 2021

How about turning the page on 2020? We hope that the holidays and the coming year will bring you happiness, health and success! Stay safe and we are looking forward to seeing you all again soon.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2020

20 juillet 2020

Hurtubise is sadly not going to participate in this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Our publishing houses have decided that we need to be cautious with COVID-19 still on the loose. How about you? What are you planning to do?

We missed meeting you in the Spring and with no Frankfurt Book Fair this year we would love to see you digitally. We use Zoom for video calls, but we could try other means too!

I invite you to book an appointment in October with me on my Calendly. I am committed to freeze my mornings for meetings during the first 3 weeks of October, in order to meet with all of you! If we are in the same time zone (or close enough) don’t hesitate to suggest meetings in the afternoon (eastern time).

Hoping to chat with you soon to tell you all about our new and intriguing titles!
Sandra Felteau
Rights Manager

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