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In cooperation with partners from eight countries Frankfurter Buchmesse supports and celebrates up and coming talents of the international publishing industry. The winners from the UK, the US, Brazil, China, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Switzerland are honoured for their special achievements. 

Young Talents 2019

Young Talents 2019

Participate and benefit

Be part of the fair

Access to Frankfurter Buchmesse and to all conferences as well as international networking and matchmaking formats.


Help shape the future of the industry and share your vision and innovative ideas with industry experts at the largest international event in publishing.

Build your network

Frankfurter Buchmesse brings together all winners of the Young Talents initiatives and organises networking events and receptions for all programme participants.

At a glance: all Young Talent initiatives

In cooperation with partnering organisations from eight countries, Frankfurter Buchmesse supports the international Young Talent initiatives. The programmes are country-specific and are organised by our partners. To apply for a programme, please have a look at the partners' websites. All further information can be found here:

Country Partners To the participation information  
Brazil PublishNews & Sindicato Nacional dos Editores de Livros
China China Publishers Magazin  
Germany Börsenblatt, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, MVB, mediacampus frankfurt & future!publish
Great Britain The Bookseller
The Netherlands Nederlands Uitgeversverbond & Stichting Elspeet
Switzerland Schweizer Buchhandel
Spain PublishNews, Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez & Factoría Cultural
USA Publishers Weekly


The Young Talent winners 2018

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