The 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair – the biggest book fair in the world – will take place between 15 and 19 of October. This year’s Guest of Honour is Turkey. The program will feature the presentation of 350 Turkish writers and translators, 100 Turkish publishers and 200 readings and discussions to draw international attention to Turkey’s thriving publishing business. Apart from that, more than 7000 exhibitors from 100 countries will participate in this year’s fair.
The Book and Digital Media master students will have the opportunity to explore the numerous fair stands on October 16 in between appointments with three of the fair participants organized by the master program’s faculty. The people that kindly agreed to meet and talk to us at the fair are:
- Jean Kempf and Janneke Adema, OAPEN project.
- Liza Walraven, Sales Representative Benelux & France, Taylor & Francis/Routledge.
- Herman Pabbruwe, director, Brill.