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There is always something new to discover about the world’s largest content fair. Here is where you can find out more about current fair events and contests, as well as read relevant interviews with interesting people.


  • Neustart Kultur


    German government provides Frankfurter Buchmesse with 4 million euros

    German Minister of State and Culture Commissioner Monika Grütters is supporting the Frankfurter Buchmesse with 4 million euros from the country’s NEUSTART KULTUR stimulus package.

  • BOOKFEST digital


    Shining at the heart of Frankfurter Buchmesse: BOOKFEST digital celebrates the “Literaturherbst” 2020 autumn literature festival

    Call for Ideas – Publishers and partners are invited to help shape the Frankfurter Buchmesse virtual programme | Ideas can be submitted via until 15 July 2020 | Participation is free

  • C & F Cosplay Factory


    “You can get dressed up there – it’ll be fun!”

    A bit of horror, lots of handiwork and great times! As the cosplay team “C&F Cosplay Factory”, Cita (25) and Feder (23) have won a number of prizes – including the Deutsche Cosplaymeisterschaft (DCM – German Cosplay Championship) 2019 at Frankfurter Buchmesse as the creepy Little Sisters from the survival horror game “BioShock 2”. What’s in store for 2020? Time for an interview!

  • TFM_German Stories on Screen


    German Stories on Screen: A BOOK IS A FILM IS A GAME

    The Frankfurter Buchmesse promotes networking between the book and film industries.

  • News

    Stay at home – and read a book

    What do you do for leisure in times of reduced contact and social distancing? We have an obvious recommendation – and a selection of our favorite titles.

  • Juergen Boos


    The Human Factor

    It’s now an unavoidable question: What effect is the Covid-19 pandemic having on trade fairs and other major events? An interview with Juergen Boos, president of Frankfurter Buchmesse. This interview was first published in "Die Literarische Welt" on Saturday, 14 March 2020.

  • Regina Kammerer - Luchterhand Verlag and Juergen Boos


    Juergen Boos in conversation with Regina Kammerer

    Good literature challenges the reader, but it can also be entertaining, says Regina Kammerer, publisher at Luchterhand Verlag.

  • Joachim Kindler 2020


    “Even more digital than it is now!”

    An interview with our colleague Joachim Kindler on the future of educational media, our Frankfurt EDU brand and learning via YouTube.

  • Hendrik Hellige


    “Let’s please stop talking about youth media!”

    Everyone is talking about influencers and the “Greta generation”. Time for an interview with our colleague Hendrik Hellige. Together with his team, he is developing a new area for young target groups at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Asli Erdogan 2020


    Frankfurter Buchmesse and Litprom e.V. welcome acquittal of Aslı Erdoğan

    Turkish writer was acquitted of "terrorism" allegation by the Istanbul court.