Is there an age limit?
There is no official age limit, but the programme is aimed at young professionals. Most
Frankfurt Fellows are between 30 and 40 years old when they take part in the programme.
Who should write the three letters of recommendation?
The letters of recommendation should be written by international publishers, editors, foreign rights directors/managers or literary agents with which the applicant has worked. Recommendation letters written by authors cannot be considered.
Eligible applicants: who can be considered for the Frankfurt Fellowship?
Publishers, editors, foreign rights directors, foreign rights managers and literary agents are eligible for the Frankfurt Fellowship.
Travel expenses and accommodation while staying in Germany are covered by the Frankfurt Book Fair. This also goes for part of the food expenses until October 6th. Travel expenses to Germany and back home are excluded.