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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.


  • Nicolas Lebedel


    „Certainly Batman, for the complexity of the character” An interview with Nicolas Lebedel from Mediatoon

    Whether Garfield, Lucky Luke or Batman: the Parisian foreign rights agency Mediatoon has them all under licence. And is therefore right at home at Frankfurter Buchmesse as the biggest trading centre for rights & licensing. But what do you actually do all day as a licence dealer for comics? Time for an interview with Nicolas Lebedel, International Rights Director for Mediatoon.

  • Felix Zeltner


    #RealTalkFBM with Felix Zeltner, Host of The Hof for the Frankfurter Buchmesse

    Felix Zeltner is a journalist and founder of Remote Daily, a company that brings people together virtually all over the world. He has received several awards for his work (e.g. Arte, ARD, Der Spiegel). He has lived in New York with his family since 2012. Felix Zeltner has been hosting the digital networking event "The Hof" for Frankfurter Buchmesse since 2020. In the interview, he gives tips for perfect video conferencing, among other things.

  • Serhiy Zhadan


    Instagram Takeover with Serhiy Zhadan (@serhiy_zhadan)

    Serhiy Zhadan, the Ukrainian writer, musician and Peace Prize winner of the German Book Trade, is taking over the Instagram account of Frankfurter Buchmesse @buchmesse. The Instagram Takeover will take place during the Freedom of Expression Week from 3-5 May 2023.

  • Sven Diedrich


    Creative trip to Southeast Asia - "A great opportunity to network in a vibrant and warm atmosphere".

    Sven Diedrich has been Head of Foreign Rights at Piper Verlag since 2007. He talked to us about the experiences he had last year during the creative trip to Southeast Asia through Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

  • Ivanka Hahnenberger


    #RealTalkFBM - with Ivanka Hahnenberger, Curator for Comics at Frankfurter Buchmesse

    Whether staff, BookTokers or exhibitors: From now on, we'll be asking people with a connection to Frankfurter Buchmesse every month how they're doing, what's going on and what's not. This time in #RealTalkFBM: Ivanka Hahnenberger, internationally networked comic and graphic novel expert. Based in London, she is setting up the new "Comics at Frankfurter Buchmesse" area with our colleagues. 

  • Autorin Lisa Weeda präsentiert ihr neues Buch "Aleksandra"


    “It’s a very emotional story. I think it would be really good for the cinema”

    Lisa Weeda's debut novel "Aleksandra" was already a bestseller in the Netherlands and was one of the titles presented at Books at Berlinale. We met the author at the event.

  • Torsten Casimir Newsletter


    #RealTalkFBM - with Torsten Casimir, Spokesperson for Frankfurter Buchmesse

    Whether employees, BookTokers or exhibitors: From now on, we'll be asking people with a connection to Frankfurter Buchmesse every month how they're doing, what's going on and what's not. We start our #RealTalkFBM with Torsten Casimir.

  • News

    Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, receives Order of Isabel la Católica

    As part of the state visit of Their Majesties the Spanish Royal Couple, Juergen Boos, Director and Managing Director of Frankfurter Buchemsse, was awarded the "Encomienda de Número de la Orden de Isabel la Católica". The reason behind him receiving this is his commitment to Spanish literature and culture, as well as his promotion of German-Spanish relations.

  • News

    Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, receives Royal Norwegian Order of Merit Knight 1st Class

    Juergen Boos has been appointed Knight 1st Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for his commitment to Norwegian literature and culture and the German-Norwegian relations.

  • Die Mentorinnen Goldschmidt-Programms 2023


    "Translators' names must be on the cover”

    The Georges Arthur Goldschmidt Programme for young literary translators from Switzerland, France and Germany is entering its next round. So, it’s a good time to ask the two mentors, Isabelle Liber and Claudia Hamm, about the general state of literary mediation between the partner countries and about their profession in general.