Foreign Rights Director
Kimberly Brabec is our Waterside Productions Foreign Rights Director, responsible for the licensing of books for translation for a wide variety of publishers and authors. For Morgan James, Kimberly handles general non-fiction, business books, computer books, children’s books and literary fiction.
Kimberly works out of Waterside’s San Diego, CA location. Kimberly joined Waterside in April of 2000. In her early years at Waterside, she agented a range of nonfiction and fiction, including $30 MUSIC SCHOOL by Michael Dean, THE TURBULENT TWENTIES SURVIVAL GUIDE by Marcos Salazar, and OYSTER BLUES by Michael McClelland.
After domestic agenting for several years, Kimberly shifted gears and joined Waterside’s foreign rights team. Kimberly managed Waterside’s foreign rights business for technical books for several years until recently taking over as director for both technical and trade titles. Her reach extends to much of the world, including a great deal of activity in countries such as Brazil, China, The Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, The Ukraine and others.