FBF and agents reach detente in LitAg switch row

FBF and agents reach detente in LitAg switch row

Rights professionals upset at the move of the Literary Agents and Scouts Centre (LitAg) at Frankfurt Book Fair next year have been “somewhat placated” about the hall switch following a meeting with FBF director Jürgen Boos as the fair drew to a close. 

Boos and the LitAg advisory committee—a group of senior agents and scouts—met on Friday (12th October), when the FBF boss was presented with a petition of over 100 signatures from those who opposed the move.  

Agents and scouts had been incensed at the transfer of the LitAg from Hall 6.3 to the Festhalle, a standalone building at the fair’s...

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