Singapore Book Publishers Association president Peter Schoppert sees mobile as huge and publishers ‘stepping up their game’ before StoryDrive Asia.
Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression.
Working with six national programs, the Young Talent Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair introduces young professionals to the German and international industry.
Speakers at the opening press conference of the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair stressed the importance of book publishing and freedom to publish, as well as the need to focus on tomorrow’s readers.
The French president joins the German chancellor at Frankfurt’s opening, as France’s ‘Francfort en français’ program opens in the Guest of Honor pavilion.
Ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honor focus this year on the French industry, a talk with Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos and Holger Volland.
Frankfurt Book Fair–October 11-15 this year–welcomes an immense and eloquent Guest of Honor program from France with Institut français Deutschland.
‘The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye’ is the biggest success so far from Epigram Books in Singapore. ‘We’ve published more than 300 titles,’ says publisher Edmund Wee.
As literary adaptations are shown in the Berlin International Film Festival, new works with potential for cinematic development are pitched on February 14.
Asking the question, ‘How do we want to continue living together in Europe?’ Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang is a hub of debate and inquiry.