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The rights director of Grove Atlantic is Amy Hundley. We work with subagents in certain translation territories and direct in others, as well as other English-speaking countries. Below is a list of our subagents. If your region is not represented by one of these agencies, please contact Grove Atlantic, Inc. by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Claire Sabatié-Garat
The Italian Literary Agency
tel.: +39 02 86 54 45
Ms. Miko Yamanouchi
Japan Uni Agency, Inc.
fax: +81 3 3294 5173
tel.: +81 3 3295 0301
Mr. Ken Mori
Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc.
fax: +81 3 3234 5249
tel.: +81 3 3230 4081
Ms. Kyung Kung
Korea Copyright Center
fax: +82 2 725 3612
tel: +82 2 725 3350
LATVIA, ESTONIA, & LITHUANIA
Ms. Tatjana Zoldnere
Andrew Nurnberg Associates
fax: +371 6750 6494
tel.: +371 6750 6495
SPAIN & LATIN AMERICA
Ms. María Lynch
Casanovas & Lynch Angencia Literaria
fax: +34 93 209 2239
tel.: +34 93 212 4791
HOLLAND & SCANDINAVIA
Mr. Ulf Toregard
Ulf Toregard Agency AB
fax: +46 454 14920
tel.: +46 454 84340
Mr. Peter Bolza
Katai & Bolza
fax: +36 1 456 0314
tel.: +36 1 456 0313
To inquire about all other rights including film rights, excerpt in a magazine or other periodical, audio, large-print, web extract, and book club rights, please contact Grove Atlantic, Inc. by e-mail: email@example.com.
For our plays: Grove Atlantic, Inc. does not control the performance rights to any of the plays it publishes. All inquiries concerning any performance of any play must be made in advance to the rights holder. No professional or nonprofessional performance of a play may be given without first obtaining written permission to perform from the rights holder and paying the requisite fee, whether or not the play is performed for charity or gain and regardless of whether admission is charged. Grove Atlantic, Inc. play scripts may not be used as acting scripts for the performance of a play. Rather, copies must be purchased from the licensing agent in a licensed acting edition.
In general, amateur and stock performance rights are controlled by the two main licensing agencies:
The copyright page of the Grove Press edition of the play contains information about whom to contact regarding performance rights.
For film/performance rights inquiries for our other books: please contact Grove Atlantic, Inc. by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in obtaining permission to use Grove Atlantic, Inc.
All published material by Grove Atlantic, Inc. and its imprints are protected under copyright law. Written permission is required from Grove Atlantic, Inc. if you wish to reproduce any of our material in any form.
All requests directed to Grove Atlantic, Inc. must be made in writing: by e-mail, post or fax. It is not our policy to grant permissions verbally.
Please see Permissions Guidelines for more information on fair use and general guidelines.
Requests should be directed to:
Grove Atlantic, Inc.
154 West 14th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10011
To request permission to reprint Grove Atlantic, Inc. material in another book or publication, please download our Reprint Permissions Form (Word Document), fill it out, and e-mail it to email@example.com
Please allow 6-8 weeks from the date of your request for you to receive a response. Each request is evaluated on an individual basis and in most cases a fee will be charged.
Our minimum fee for use of material reprinted is $50.00.
Please see Permissions Guidelines for more information on fair use and general guidelines.
Academic Coursepack / Photocopying Permissions
To request permission to photocopy material or place material on electronic reserve, please download our Coursepack Permissions Form (Word Document), fill it out, and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow 2-6 weeks for processing your request.
Fees are 15 cents/page multiplied by the number of students enrolled; the minimum fee for coursepack use is $15.00.
No more than one quarter (¼) of a book in print may be reproduced for use in classrooms and coursepacks.
No plays available in a single volume or with one or two other plays can be reproduced for use in classrooms and coursepacks.
Cover Images: If you are interested in using a cover image for publicity and review purposes, please contact our Publicity Department: email@example.com
If you are interested in using a cover image for foreign, large print, or audio editions of our book, please contact our Rights Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Author Photos: If you are looking for author photos and biographies, please contact our Publicity Department: email@example.com
Internal Images: Generally we don't control the rights to images inside our books and you should contact the credited photographer/illustrator listed inside the book directly.
To use a Grove Atlantic, Inc. book as a prop, please download our Prop Permissions Form (Word Document), fill it out, and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will send you our own Product Release Agreement once we have all relevant information.
Special Needs Permissions
To request alternate format materials of a Grove Atlantic, Inc. title produced solely for students with disabilities by approved not-for-profit organizations, please contact our Production Department: email@example.com
These detailed notes are here to give you as much information as possible about clearing permissions with us and to try to help your application be dealt with efficiently.
Please note that books and plays published by Grove Atlantic, Inc. are fully protected under the copyright laws of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and all British Commonwealth countries, as well as all other countries that are members of the International Copyright Union, the Pan-American Copyright Convention, and the Universal Copyright Convention.
All requests must be made in writing.. Please see sections on Reprint Permissions and Coursepack/Photocopying Permissions for downloadable forms.
It is imperative that you begin the permissions process as early as possible in the editorial process as it can take up to eight weeks to receive a response, or longer in the case of larger requests or where we have to consult with Estates and authors.
Our permissions grants are non-exclusive and material must be reproduced verbatim, without alteration, deletion, editing, abridgement or condensation. You must maintain original line breaks for poetry.
Please be aware that 'Fair Use' is based on how the text is used, and not the number of words or lines. Even if you have an academic market or not-for-profit project, your are still responsible for clearing permissions to copyrighted material. If you have any question as to whether or not the material qualifies as fair use, you must contact us in advance. We will take the nature of your project into consideration when determining any fees.
Each request is evaluated on an individual basis and in most cases a fee will be charged. Our minimum fee for use of a limited amount of material reprinted is $50.00. Please note this fee is charged on behalf of the copyright holders and writers who have produced the original work you wish to use.
Please make your request as specific as possible. We cannot grant blanket permissions covering multiple uses, languages and formats on the basis of possible future uses for the material.
We draw up our own licenses and cannot use yours.
In the event that permission was not obtained prior to usage or publication, the permissions fee will be one hundred and fifty percent (150%) of the normal assessed rate.
Publishers with Similar Names
We are often confused with a number of other publishers that have no connection with Grove Atlantic, Inc. Any requests we receive for titles published by these publishers are returned, not forwarded.
The Atlantic Monthly magazine is not connected in any way with Grove Atlantic, Inc. Requests should be directed to
The Atlantic: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grove Dictionaries are not connected in any way with Grove Atlantic, Inc. Requests should be directed to
Oxford University Press: email@example.com
Atlantic Monthly Press titles published prior to 1986 and titles published under the Atlantic-Little, Brown imprint: Rights to these titles were retained by Little, Brown and requests should be directed to the Hachette Book Group USA: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weidenfeld & Nicolson had a brief appearance as a US publisher. For Weidenfeld & Nicolson titles not published either under the Weidenfeld & Nicolson New York imprint or by Grove Weidenfeld, you must go to Orion Publishing Group: email@example.com
Grove Press Films was disbanded in 1985 and Grove Atlantic, Inc. no longer handles the rights to the collection. The films have been donated to the Harvard Film Archive and they now control the collection. Requests should go to the Archive directly.
Specific Authors and Titles: Rights We Don't Control
We do not control permissions rights for a number of authors whose titles we either currently publish or published in the past.
Eric Berne: Random House, Inc.
George Breitman, Malcolm X Speaks: Pathfinder Press
Robert Coover: Georges Borchardt, Inc.
e.e. cummings, One Hundred Poems: W.W. Norton & Company
Jack Kerouac: Sterling Lord Literistic
Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X: Random House, Inc.