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Exhibitors and literary fans from all over the world, bestselling authors and artists, international professionals and celebrities from the fields of culture, media and politics – all these participants helped make Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 a magnificent festival of literature and a great success for the international publishing community. It was wonderful feeling to experience that unique fair atmosphere together with all of you again – it’s a feeling that only Frankfurter Buchmesse can offer. Thank you to everyone who was there.

2022 highlights in pictures

Opening Ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

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Ukrainian President Selenskyy speaks to international publishers at #fbm22

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Rights & licensing trade

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Still online: Frankfurt Rights

After the fair, you can continue to use Frankfurt Ríghts, our platform for every aspect of the international rights and licence business. Make valuable business contacts, browse publisher profiles and get the latest news on colleagues and business partners.

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We’re already looking forward to next year!

18-22 October 2023

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The 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse is taking place in 2023. It’s the fair’s 75th iteration as the centre of the global industry, as a hub for the international literary rights trade, as well as a place for intercultural exchange, discovering trends and interacting with international professionals. Make sure to join this magnificent festival of literature in 2023, too.

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