Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
‘I believe we will surprise you,’ said Canada FBM2020 president Caroline Fortin, as the Frankfurt Guest of Honor scroll passed to her from NORLA director Margit Walsø.
Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair.
In Frankfurt as part of the fair’s 2019 Invitation Program, Egyptian publisher Mohamed Sabry has seen success with his fresh approach to running Kayan Publishing.
A delegation of Canadian publishers, creatives, and officials offered a preview of the country’s plans for its turn as Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor in 2020.
Amid what Amazon Publishing’s Mikyla Bruder describes as ‘the unconscious bias you’re confronted with every day,’ panelists call for equal pay for women.
Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association’s general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list.
After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry.
A new metadata solution is coming to Mexico, as Frankfurter Buchmesse and MVB signs a cooperation agreement with CANIEM to launch Metabooks Mexico.
Kicking off Guest of Honor Norway’s daily focus on freedom at the Frankfurt Book Fair, a panel discussed freedom of expression and migration.