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.


  • 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.

  • UNSILO - Logo


    Interview with AI-Publisher UNSILO

    “Publishing will become increasingly personalised!” - Interview with the winner of FBM-Wildcard 2018 AI-Publisher UNSILO

  • Maya Kodes Portrait


    THE ARTS+ Maya Kodes - Interview with Yves St-Gelais

    Meet MAYA KODES: “A digital code from cyberspace that came into the world thanks to the magic of holography.” Yves St-Gelais shares the secret of Maya´s story and gives us an insight of what to expect at THE ARTS+.

  • News - Georgien


    Guest of Honour 2018: Georgia - Interview with Simone Bühler

    “Georgia is exciting, moving and never indifferent” - Interview with Simone Bühler, Head of the Guest of Honour programme at the Frankfurter Buchmesse (10–14 October 2018).

  • The Lab


    Interview with EdTech expert Tobias Himmerich

    “The perfect moment for start-ups to conquer the market” Interview with EdTech expert Tobias Himmerich