24 June 08 | Chad W. Post

Congratulations to everyone selected to be a Frankfurt Fellow this year—including our own E.J. Van Lanen. The Frankfurt Fellowship Program is a special opportunity for young publishing people from around the world to spend two weeks in Germany networking and learning about the German (and international) book market. The first week is spent visiting German publishers, the second takes place during the Frankfurt Book Fair.

This is an extremely competitive application process, and many of the former Frankfurt Fellows are quite influential in the world publishing scene. So again, congrats to this year’s sixteen participants:

  • Constanza Brunet, Marea Editorial (Argentina)
  • Janie Yoon, Anansi Press (Canada)
  • Pernille Ballebye, Gyldendal (Denmark)
  • Nora Mercurio, Suhrkamp (Germany)
  • Deephti Talwar, Westland Ltd. (India)
  • Valeria Huerta, Fazi Editore (Italy)
  • Sarina van der Ploeg, Uitgeverij Sirene BV (Netherlands)
  • Clara Capitão, Editorial Presença (Portugal)
  • Bogdan Alexandru Stanescu, Polirom Publishing House (Romania)
  • Nelleke de Jager, Kwela/Tafelberg (South Africa)
  • José Hamad, 451 Editores (Spain)
  • Bernat Fiol, SalmaiaLit Literary Agency (Spain)
  • Bella Shand, Granta Publications (UK)
  • Rochelle Venables, Transworld Publishers (UK)
  • Edward Van Lanen, Open Letter Books (USA)
  • Andrea Montejo, Indent Literary Agency (USA/Colombia)

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