*+-German self-published author Annie Stone advises writers to focus on fan engagement and being a nice, approachable person, than straight forward marketing.
*+-Publishing Perspectives would like to hear from women executives in publishing about the leadership challenges they face and how they envision the future.
*+-Berlin-based Suhrkamp publishing house actively manages 50,000 rights contracts as part of its mission to sustain and spread Germany’s literary patrimony.
*+-Enter to win the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 Wildcard Award, a competition for creative companies to win a free, 8-square-meter stand at the world’s largest book fair
*+-Tolino, a German alliance of booksellers, launched a self-publishing platform, Tolino Media, which has already attracted notable, self-published authors in Germany.
*+-The city of Incheon and the Frankfurt Book Fair will organize the Incheon EduContent Fair on November 12-15, 2015, to focus on education in Asia
*+-The second annual Self-Publishing Day in Münster, Germany, brought together authors, distributors and bestselling self-publishers like Poppy J. Anderson.
*+-167 titles have been submitted in for this year’s selection process of the German Book Prize 2015. The jury will announce the shortlist in August 2015.
*+-Both an influential writer and contentious political activist in post-war Germany, Günter Grass died on April 13, 2015.
*+-Club Bertelsmann, Germanys first — and for a long time very successful — book club finally closed its last two retail stores on March 31st 2015.