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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

Hachette UK joins Frankfurt absentee list but some firms may travel

Hachette has joined a growing number of UK companies that will not physically attend the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, although some firms do still plan... Read more

PRH UK and HarperCollins will not physically attend Frankfurt Book Fair

Penguin Random House UK and HarperCollins will not be physically present at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, which is running as a hybrid event, although scores... Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair anticipates 50% physical capacity

The Frankfurt Book Fair has said almost all the European national stands will attend this autumn’s event and it is anticipating “in real life” visitors... Read more

New Frankfurt Book Fair funding means free cancellation for exhibitors

Newly announced funding from the German government means there is no financial risk to publishers booking a stand at Frankfurt Book Fair this year, organisers... Read more

Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees... Read more

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