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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Discover our digital networking format The Hof

At The Hof, publishing professionals, authors and literature enthusiasts from different fields and nations have been meeting since 2020 to experience exclusive interview guests live, discuss exciting topics and meet old friends and make new contacts in a relaxed atmosphere with live music. 

On Thursday, 25 May 2023, 5pm CEST, the second The Hof Session in 2023 will take place! Register now for free for "Ukraine and its resilient publishing scene" with Peter Kraus vom Cleff, managing director of the Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers and Booksellers Association), and Yuliia Kozlovets, coordinator of the Book Arsenal Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine, and learn more about Ukraine's book market and the challenges of organising a book festival in a war-beleaguered country.


  • Online sessions via Zoom
  • Live music at the virtual bar and digital breakout sessions
  • Free participation
  • Discussions on various topics and interesting speakers

Join us at The Hof!

Thursday, 30 March 2023

The Hof Kick-Off: How We Meet & Deal in 2023

Live now EN
Speaker: Peter McGuigan , Founder
and one more speaker

Thursday, 25 May 2023

Ukraine and its resilient publishing scene

Live now EN
Speaker: Yuliia Kozlovets, Coordinator of the Festival
Book Arsenal Festival
and one more speaker

Thursday, 31 August 2023

Thursday, 28 September 2023

Thursday, 12 October 2023

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The Hof sessions in 2022

Thursday, 08 September 2022

Getting ready for Frankfurt: tips, tricks and hacks for newcomers & regulars

Live now EN
Speaker: Peter Kraus vom Cleff, Managing Director
German Publishers and Booksellers Association
and one more speaker

Thursday, 29 September 2022

Frankfurt is here: Ask-Me-Anything with Juergen Boos

Live now EN
Speaker: Juergen Boos, Director
Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH

Thursday, 06 October 2022

How to add diversity to children's books

Live now DE EN
Speaker: Lawrence Schimel, Writer & Literary Translator
and one more speaker

Monday, 17 October 2022

An impressive young woman and a book that encourages

Live now DE EN
Speaker: Angie Berbuer , Author

Friday, 21 October 2022

The Hof meets Histo-Queen Ellin Carsta

Live now DE EN
Speaker: Ellin Carsta , Author

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