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.


  • David Crotty


    “What’s hot and cooking in scholarly publishing“?

    On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, starting at 8.30 am, the second micro-conference "Food for Thought with SSP and The Scholarly Kitchen" will take place. Trade visitors will learn about the latest trends in scholarly and academic publishing worldwide. Time for an interview with David Crotty, author at The Scholary Kitchen Blog.

  • Babylon Berlin


    “…more than is possible in theatre or film”

    Under the heading “The second look: 32 comic adaptions from Babylon Berlin to Marcel Proust”, the Frankfurter Buchmesse is presenting a collection of this type of comic book, with a focus on Berlin, at its collective stands at book fairs abroad. Time for an interview with the curator.


  • Campus Weekend


    Campus Weekend

    The weekend for students at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • CEO Talk Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018


    CEO Talk with John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan

    John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, was featured at this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk in the Frankfurt Pavilion at Frankfurter Buchmesse. He spoke about changing consumer habits and new international media competition around storytelling. You can watch the complete CEO Talk here.

  • Eröffnung Frankfurt Pavilion


    Opening of the Frankfurt Pavilion with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    In conversation with Croatian author Ivana Sajko, the recipient of this year’s International Literature Award – Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and Belgian writer Stefan Hertmans.

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie auf der Eröffnungspressekonferenz der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018


    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Speech Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

    "It's time for men to read women" - watch the speech by renowned author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Frankfurter Buchmesse Opening Press Conference.

  • Sprecherin Publishers Workshop Manila


    Experience Africa and Asia at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

    Discover the new stages with the spotlight on Africa and Southeast Asia.

  • Banner für den Weltrekordversuch zu Harry Potter


    Harry Potter world record attempt

    Germany chases the Harry Potter world record!
    Harry Potter is more than a hype. Even 20 years after the German-language volumes were published by Carlsen Verlag, the magical stories about Harry, Hermione and Ron are as lively as they were on the first day. It goes without saying that the 20th anniversary in Germany must be celebrated in a very special way and with a new world record!

  • Zoë Beck und Aka Morchiladze


    Weltempfang Satellites: Georgian literature, global citizenship and responsibility

    What significance does homeland have for writers, and is its loss trauma or inspiration? How can the concept of global citizenship - a world society with universally valid rights and duties for its "citizens of the world" be lived? Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, will discuss these questions with his guests in the "Weltempfang Satellite" series of talks.

  • Bundespräsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier


    Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to attend the 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse

    In a festive ceremony on Wednesday, 10 October 2018, he will open the Frankfurt Pavilion, a new, iconic event venue at the book fair.