Frankfurt Book Fair’s Editors Trip will promote networking between children’s publishing players in Germany and counterparts from Canada, the US, and UK.
Amid widening activities, German Book Office New York is renamed Frankfurt Book Fair New York, and Kathrin Grün is named the fair’s chief of public relations and communications.
German Book Office Editors’ Trip participants will get a first-hand look at current trends, books, and ideas in the German children’s book industry, June 26-July 1.
by Siobhan O’Leary For years, those who move and shake in the international publishing scene have bemoaned the fact that only three percent of the books published in the US are books published in translation. There are signs, however, that German authors — from Jenny Erpenbeck to Daniel Kehlmann — are gaining in popularity worldwide. Ullstein’s foreign rights director Pia …