Industry Notes: As Berlin underwrites exhibitors’ risk at Frankfurt, the Börsenverein makes ‘Freedom of Expression Week’ a recurring program.
International citizens are signing the new Charter for the Freedom of Expression created by the German publishers’ association.
The transition to vom Cleff’s leadership of Germany’s Börsenverein is scheduled for January 1, Alexander Skipis ending 15 years of service.
Eight titles now are in contention for the €25,000 honor, in the delayed first award cycle of the German Nonfiction Prize.
Five startups will be chosen for development in the ContentShift Accelerator and one will win €10,000 at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner.
Leaders of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Börsenverein, supported by the International Publishers Association, condemn the killing of Lokman Slim.
In a joint call to action, Europe’s writers and translators call on ministers of culture to take action against Lukashenko’s Belarus.
The German association of publishers and booksellers cites a ‘wave of threats against publishers, booksellers, translators, and writers’ in Belarus.
Publishers in three countries have submitted more than 200 titles for the jury’s consideration in the 2021 competition.