Tagged: Frankfurt Book Fair

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

Agents and publishers condemn violence at Frankfurt Book Fair

Agents and publishers have spoken out to condemn the violence that took place at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair between left- and right-wing groups.... Read more

FBF marred by violent political altercations

This year's Frankfurt Book Fair experienced a 3% rise in visitor numbers on 2016, but was marred by "physical altercations between left- and right-wing groups" which required police intervention,... Read more

Brisk trading at FBF as agents refute Reidy claims

Agents at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair have dismissed Simon & Schuster c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy’s assertion that exiting the European Union will affect UK publishers’... Read more

Cain's novel gets kickstarted at FBF

Less than a fortnight after launching his novel on crowdfunding platform Unbound, rights to Matt Cain’s The Madonna of Bolton are being sold at the... Read more

Murder and sci-fi hit rights spot at Frankfurt

S K Vaughn’s blockbuster space-set survival thriller Across the Void (Sphere) and Stuart Turton’s murder mystery The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle are among the... Read more

Illustrators join forces to retain ties after UK’s EU exit

A pan-European network of children’s illustrators and comic creators has been launched to ensure continental ties and collaboration remains after Brexit. Read more

Galley Beggar launches courses and salons

British indie Galley Beggar Press is launching a series of courses and salons “for writers and people who enjoy reading and thinking about writing”.... Read more

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