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Frankfurter Buchmesse's fellowship and grant programmes

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India Calling

India Calling is a publishing trip to India for independent publishers from German-speaking countries. A visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival and the Publishing Segment Bookmark is planned, as well as a side trip to Delhi to get to know even more publishers and gain further insight into the literary and cultural scene. Date of the trip: approx. 30 January - 6 February 2024.

Apply now until 30 April 2024

Frankfurt Invitation Programme 2024

Each year a group of small publishers from Africa, Asia, the Arab world, Latin America, and the Caribbean are invited to exhibit at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The Invitation Programme makes it possible for publishers who would normally not have this opportunity, to introduce themselves at the industry's biggest get-together in Frankfurt.

Apply now until 30 April 2024

Frankfurt Fellowship Programme 2024

The Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Frankfurt Fellowship Programme is an intensive training and networking programme for publishers, editors, rights & licensing managers, and literary agents from all over the world.

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Creative trip to Southeast Asia 2023

After the successful premiere of a cross-industry, three-city creative trip through Southeast Asia (Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore) in November 2022, Frankfurter Buchmesse is offering another creative trip in November 2023. This time, participants will travel to Bangkok, as well as Jakarta and Singapore.

Apply now until 15 March 2024

Application - Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship

The Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship is aimed at young German, French and Swiss professionals from the book industry with a keen interest in the book market of neighboring countries.

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Frankfurt International Translators 2023

Up to fifteen international literary and non-fiction translators who translating from German will have a great opportunity to participate in an exclusive exchange and networking programme with publishers, authors and cultural institutions in Frankfurt.

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Special Programme for publishers from Ukraine and neighbouring countries

The Special Programme for Publishers from Ukraine and neighboring countries is an intensive training and networking programme for publishers, editors, foreign rights managers and literary agents from Armenia, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic and Ukraine.

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Salon Francfort - A gathering of German and French fiction publishers in Frankfurt am Main

This is a publishers' meeting for selected German and French fiction publishers which will take place at the Haus des Buches in Frankfurt.

The compact programme will focus on the development of a Franco-German book industry network, as well as on the promotion of literature and translation.

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Nuove Correnti - Frankfurter Buchmesse Editors' Trip 2023

Nuove Correnti – Frankfurter Buchmesse Editors' Trip is an intensive training and networking programme aimed at publishers and editors from independent Italian publishing companies that specialise in fiction and non-fiction.

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