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Publishing Perspectives’ Events at the Frankfurt Book Fair

By Edward Nawotka

Publishing Perspectives will be reporting on-site at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Please follow us on Twitter (@pubperspectives) and Facebook (/pubperspectives), where we’ll be maintaining a live news and photo feed of all the proceedings. If you have news or would like to speak with one of our reporters, please phone our Frankfurt office at (+49) 69 75 75 1 71045. And if you want to promote your big rights deals or other news in our Friday Show Daily, contact business development director Erin Cox at erin@publishingperspectives.com for details.

In addition to publishing our printed Show Dailies, we’re hosting several events at the Fair, including:

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

“Pricing Digital Content: Publisher and Consumer Perpsectives”
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Tools of Change Frankfurt Conference, Frankfurt Marriott Hotel
With Timo Boezeman of De Arbeiderspers | A.W Bruna, Ann Betts of Nielsen, and Ashleigh Gardner of Kobo, moderated by Ed Nawotka of Publishing Perspectives.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

How Small Publishers Can Compete on the International Level
When: 12:00 p.m.
Where: Sparks Stage, Hall 8.0 N988
Emmanuelle Beulque, Editorial Director of Editions Sarbacane, Paris, France in conversation with Olivia Snaije, contributing editor, Publishing Perspectives

Sofi Oksanen: Finnish Lit Life
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Sparks Stage, Hall 8.0 N988
Bestselling Finnish award-winning author and playwright Sofi Oksanen, in conversation with Ed Nawotka, Editor-in Chief, Publishing Perspectives.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Serious and the Sublime in Book Culture
When: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Sparks Stage, Hall 8.0 N988
Publishing journalists Gaby Wood, Head of Books (The Telegraph), Laura Hazard Owen (Book publishing reporter, GigaOM), Andrew Losowski (Book Editor, Huffington Post) in conversation with Ed Nawotka, Editor-in Chief, Publishing Perspectives.

Friday, October 12, 2012

French Children’s Book Publishers: Leaders in Europe?
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Sparks Stage, Hall 8.0 N988
Helene Wadowski, Director of children’s books at Flammarion in conversation with Olivia Snaije, contributing editor, Publishing Perspectives.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Ignite Event—Self Publishing (Your Product in 5 Minutes)
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Sparks Stage, Hall 8.0 N988
A two-hour presentation platform with international key players in the Self Publishing scene. They will present themselves and their products within 5 minutes. Listen to the presentations and join the networking session. Hosted by Ed Nawotka, Editor-in Chief, Publishing Perspectives. There is no charge for this event but RSVP to warmuth@book-fair.com necessary.

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