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Taking stock of the book industry post-Covid

How do the various stakeholders in the book industry currently work together, how have publishing programs changed recently, and what are the working conditions in proofreading and cover design? What strategies do authors pursue between self-publishing and seeking a publishing deal?

Organizers: German Publishers and Booksellers Association, Association of German Authors, Frankfurt Book Fair

For this event, people with hearing aids or cochlear implants can borrow portable induction loops that connect to the translation system receivers. Translation will be provided into English and German. The induction slings are available at the particular stage without prior registration.

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Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Physical + digital
Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
Free access
To the event


© René Brandes

Marah Woolf

Author, Self-publisher

© Catrin George Ponciano

Lena Falkenhagen

Chair of the Association of German Authors, Verband deutscher Schrifstellerinnen und Schriftsteller

© Mathis Beutel

Jo Lendle

Publisher, Carl Hanser Verlag

© Julia Zierer

Meike Herrmann

Literary agent, Graf & Graf Literatur- und Medienagentur

© Büro Schramm

Hauke Hückstädt

Leiter, Literaturhaus Frankfurt am Main