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.
Publishing legend Fred Kobrak, 1928-2016, will be remembered by his colleagues, friends, and family at a memorial during this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Publishing pros from 16 countries spend a week networking in Germany prior to Frankfurter Buchmesse, and one holds the Fred Kobrak memorial grant.
We remember our friend and colleague, Fred Kobrak, an international book publishing industry veteran and fixture at the Frankfurt Book Fair, who passed away on December 12.
By Fred Kobrak As the world’s biggest book fair, there are thousands of exhibitors spread over many buildings. Getting to your appointments will take more time than at the London Book Fair, BookExpo America or even Bologna. The busiest time for everyone is Wednesday to Friday of the Fair –- time when everyone has scheduled advance appointments for those 50 …