Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive.
Philip Jones argues that publishers must continue to promote free speech in the face of increasing political extremism.
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
Is it time that publishing made authors and consumers the central focus of book fairs and sales conferences?
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 Book Fair organisers have abandoned plans to have physical exhibitors this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been announced.
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
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 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
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