Press releases

2018

24 May 2018

Sixth annual StoryDrive Conference to take place in Beijing (31 May - 1 June 2018)

“The Future of Stories” will be the conference's theme

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9 May 2018

Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards

New prize honours best illustrated book on a film-related subject

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2 May 2018

Frankfurter Buchmesse commissions schneider+schumacher to design new stage

Architectonic jewel – the Frankfurt Pavilion on the Agora

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3 April 2018

Win a free Frankfurter Buchmesse stand with a Wild Card!

Producers of creative content can apply for a German or international Wild Card by submitting clever stand concepts.

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27 March 2018

Call for entries: The Global Illustration Award

Submission deadline: 15 June 2018 / Awards with a prize money of 26,000 euros in total

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22 March 2018

Applications are now open for the Frankfurt Fellowship Programme 2018

Application deadline: 30 April 2018 / Celebrating 20 years of the Frankfurt Fellowship Programme

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20 March 2018

New record: The Literary Agents & Scouts Centre is sold out

It is still possible to register for the Publishers Rights Corner.

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15 March 2018

Georgia celebrates the opening of its 2018 literature programme in Leipzig

Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse will present new books and authors from Georgia

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20 February 2018

Background information on the Slovenian book market

Background information on the Slovenian book market

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20 February 2018

Slovenia to be Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

The country to be Guest of Honour illuminates the identity-shaping role of literature in politics and society.

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25 January 2018

Book seeks film producer: Books at Berlinale presents books ripe for the screen

Record number of submissions, 150 from 30 countries, including a novel by bestselling author Isabel Allende

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2017

15 November 2017

Spain to be Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 Guest of Honour

The Book Fair and the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports signed a memorandum of understanding for Spain’s Guest of Honour participation 2021

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16 October 2017

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2017: Political as never before

Book Fair ends with increase in visitors / Focus on Guest of Honour France and European understanding / Confrontation with New Right

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15 October 2017

Guest of Honour France (2017) handed over the GuestScroll to Georgia (2018)

Every year, the Sunday of the Frankfurter Buchmesse is devoted to a symbolic leave-taking and welcoming / performance by Katie Melua

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15 October 2017

THE ARTS+ builds on successful premiere

Across 3,000 square metres, 54 exhibitors and 31 partners presented innovative projects – 120 speakers shared their vision of the creative sector's future

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12 October 2017

2nd Global Illustration Award awarded at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

Awards in five categories and one Grand Award conferred

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12 October 2017

Guest of Honour of the 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Georgia presents itself

Under the tagline „Georgia – Made by Characters“ a unique cultural nation introduces itself

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11 October 2017

Frankfurter Buchmesse prize for Best International Literary Adaptation 2017

The winners are Isabel Coixet (“The Bookshop”) and Arthur de Pins & Alexis Ducord (“Zombillenium”)

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11 October 2017

THE ARTS+: A Festival for Digitising the Creative and Cultural Industry

Five days of innovation, inspiration and interaction

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10 October 2017

Frankfurter Buchmesse: Forum for political discussion and freedom of expression

Message to new German government: Promote independent and diverse publishing landscape / Markus Dohle: Industry must find new ways to engage readers

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6 October 2017

FBM RightsLink Customers in Germany to Move Over to the IPR License Platform

Customers to use Instant Permissions at end of October

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6 October 2017

“Culture thrives on exchange”

European networks at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

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5 October 2017

Fake news, writing in exile and the New Right

New event format: Weltempfang Satellites / Juergen Boos in conversation with

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5 October 2017

Security at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2017

No backpacks – eager anticipation: tips for a safe visit to the fair

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5 October 2017

BOOKFEST – the festival of the Frankfurter Buchmesse

October is all about literature and networking. Two locations beckon with an exclusive programme, and a whole neighbourhood celebrates on Saturday.

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5 October 2017

World of Learning in Frankfurt

The international educational sector will be making an innovative, multifaceted and digital appearance under the title “World of Learning".

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5 October 2017

German Chancellor and French President to open the Frankfurter Buchmesse

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to open the Frankfurter Buchmesse

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5 October 2017

Training and development in the publishing sector

Information, events and networking for the next generation

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