Weltempfang – Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation The "Weltempfang" in Hall 3.1 is a place well known for its panel discussions, talks and readings with international authors, intellectuals and translators.
Laksmi Pamuntjak is awarded the LiBeraturpreis 2016 for her novel „The Question of Red“.
The LiBeraturpreis is the only German literature prize that is awarded exclusively to women from Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Arab World. In 2015, Madeleine Thien received the prize for her novel „Dogs at the Perimeter“.
Cooperation: Litprom – the Society for the Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature
Under the code name "Frankfurt Undercover" Danish author Janne Teller once again teamed up with the Book Fair to organize a series of debates with international authors to address the very latest political issues. The select group of authors and intellectuals met behind closed doors to help move the world’s thinking – with the goal of offering a gift to the world: a compendium of ideas.
Press release "Frankfurt Undercover" (2014)