Publishing Perspectives is an online business magazine that covers the trends, people, and companies shaping the global book industry.

Read by publishers, literary agents and scouts, authors, service providers and publishing industry specialists, Publishing Perspectives is a leading source of information on global book publishing.

Our mission is to help build and contribute to the international publishing community by offering information that publishing and media professionals need to connect, cooperate, and work together.

We believe that global collaboration and a supportive international community leads to a strong, vibrant publishing industry, one that can continue to provide education and access to literature, promote literacy and reading, and foster cultural understanding around the world.


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With a network of correspondents and publishing experts who live and work around the world, Publishing Perspectives offers coverage of global markets and companies, along with deeper insight into the business of publishing and writing. From the cutting edge of digital innovations to on-the-ground insights into global publishing markets, our editorial coverage provides a window into the industry unlike any other.

Publishing Perspectives was founded by the German Book Office New York in 2009, and operated under Frankfurt Book Fair New York from 2017 to 2021. Since our publication went live, we have provided daily coverage and commentary of the international book business via our website, email newsletters, events, and various print editions.

Today, Publishing Perspectives is a brand of Frankfurter Buchmesse and operated through MVB US, Inc.

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Every weekday, Publishing Perspectives offers our readers a broad look at the international book business, along with emerging changes, challenges and opportunities around the world.

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Special Editions: 2022 Calendar

In addition to our daily news, Publishing Perspectives regularly produces special issues on key topics in book publishing.

2022 Special Editions

  • 14 January: Rights Edition
  • 28 January: Academic Publishing
  • 11 February: Book Adaptations
  • 25 February: Rights Edition
  • 11 March: Children’s Books
  • 25 March: Rights Edition
  • 08 April: Academic Publishing
  • 22 April: Rights Edition
  • 06 May: Children’s Books
  • 20 May: Rights Edition
  • 03 June: Licensing
  • 17 June: Rights Edition
  • 15 July: Rights Edition
  • 22 July: Academic Publishing
  • 12 August: Rights Edition
  • 26 August: Children’s Books
  • 09 September: Rights Edition
  • 23 September: Translation
  • 07 October: Rights Edition
  • 04 November: Rights Edition
  • 18 November: Academic Publishing
  • 02 December: Rights Edition
  • 16 December: Children’s Books

2022 Holidays

  • 30 May: Memorial Day
  • 04 July: Independence Day
  • 25–29 July: Summer Break
  • 05 September: Labor Day
  • 24–25 November: Thanksgiving
  • 19–30 December: Winter Break

Print Magazines

We produce special print editions several times per year. Our Frankfurt Book Fair Show Dailies are the most sought-after source of daily news at the world’s largest and most influential book fair. We also offer magazines that explore major issues and regions in the book business today.

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