Tagged: Frankfurt Book Fair

Times might be tough, but let’s stop moaning about the big book fairs

Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive. Read more

Stuck in the middle with you

Philip Jones argues that publishers must continue to promote free speech in the face of increasing political extremism. Read more

Agents of change

Frankfurt and the book fair in general may be in transition, says Tom Tivnan, but the core of the industry’s biggest event remains strong.... Read more

Who is the book fair for?

Is it time that publishing made authors and consumers the central focus of book fairs and sales conferences? Read more

Cruise control

Publishers are businesses travelling at different velocities, but it would be rare to see one exceed the speed limit. At the Frankfurt Book Fair, as... Read more

Frankfurt abandons plans for physical exhibitors

Frankfurt Book Fair organisers have abandoned plans to have physical exhibitors this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been announced. Read more

Guest of Honour Canada postpones Frankfurt appearance

Canada’s presentation as Guest of Honour at Frankfurt Book Fair has been postponed until 2021, owing to the changed conditions caused by Covid-19.  ... Read more

FBF confirmed to be unaffected by Germany's mass events ban

The Frankfurt Book Fair is still scheduled for October, despite a government extension of the ban on mass events in Germany to the end of... Read more

HarperCollins and Pan Mac won't attend Frankfurt's physical book fair

HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan have said they won't attend Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event, scheduled to take place in October, while other UK publishers and agents say they are... Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to go ahead

After weeks of speculation the Supervisory Board of the Frankfurt Book Fair decided yesterday (Wednesday 27th May) that the fair will take place as scheduled from... Read more

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