‘This feels very liberating,’ says Klett-Cotta’s Corinna Kroker, on formats ‘that extend an understanding of what a novel has to be.’
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
Helsinki’s Kalle Siltala’s family founded one of the two publishing houses at which he works. He’s one of this year’s Frankfurt Fellows.
On India’s Independence Day: ‘Literature is still considered very much a luxury’ in this market. Rahul Soni is a Frankfurt Fellow for 2022.
Three fellowships and a grant program for small publishers are taking submissions now for the 2022 Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Praised by colleagues for her ‘pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,’ Frankfurt’s Bärbel Becker goes into retirement.
Two annually funded programs at the October industry trade show are this year concentrated in children’s and young readers’ content.
In its 20th year, the Frankfurt Fellows Program welcomes 16 young publishing professionals from many parts of the world. Their program includes on-site publisher meetings in three cities of Germany prior to the start of the fair.
Now entering its third decade, Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Fellows program runs for two weeks including the book fair in October, and brings publishers, rights managers, editors, and agents together from many parts of the world.
‘The development of a vibrant international industry network,’ the Frankfurter Buchmesse Fellowship Program, will see fellows from France, Colombia, USA, UK, the Netherlands, Japan, and Italy visit Milan’s Tempo di Libri in March.
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