Authors from Saltillo and Ramos Arizpe will present their books at the Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, considered the largest in the world of its kind, which will take place from October 19 to 23, 2022.
I am from Saltillo, by the chronicler Francisco Tobías Hernández; The Trenazo de Puente Moreno, edited by Francisco De La Peña de León, editorial director of The Herald of Saltillo; Medium, by Graciela González Martínez; Elia’s Secret, by Lorena Montalvo Vázquez and Thomas Solís K; and BEU, by Maura Cabañas González, a native of Puebla and a resident of Ramos Arizpe for 17 years, will be the books of local authorship that will be presented at the world-class literary event.
About this Fair, Jesús Eduardo Tobías Páder, general director of the Central General company, explained that its dynamics consists in that the books will be presented in an official stand accompanied by synopses and author contacts, since representatives of publishers, film producers and content for streaming platforms around the world, which represents a potential opportunity to sign contracts for the works shown to be published in other countries.
“Apart from being the largest fair in the world, it is also the oldest; its origins date back to the 15th century, of course it was not presented in the format that it is right now, before they were exchanges of manuscripts between monks and philosophers. This is the 74th edition, in modern times, of the Book Fair in Frankfurt, it is 74 years of celebrating this Fair”, he said this Friday during the press conference that was held at the Safi Valle Oriente Hotel in San Pedro Garza. García Nuevo León, where other authors from Mexico, the United States and Central America also met, who will make their books known through this project.
“This Fair has six buildings around a central patio and each building has several floors, it is a Disneyland of literature, copyright and everything that has to do with intellectual property, which is what you are taking there; they are not going to sell books, they are going to sell licenses for their book to be exploited in other countries, in other languages or perhaps to create a movie based on their book, a television series or even to create collectible items, a thousand things can happen ”, he added.
Likewise, the businessman highlighted that the Frankfurt Book Fair will be inaugurated by the King and Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano and Felipe VI, in addition to the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Tobías Páder reported that, through Central General, the opportunity is still open for more authors to exhibit their books in Frankfurt, so he invited those interested to send a message via WhatsApp to 81 1977 2277 or visit the website www. WorldBookFair.com for more information.
“I invite everyone to participate. We should all write at least one small book, one small brochure in our life because we can change a person’s life. You can still participate with us, you have until October 5 at the latest to send us your books », he concluded. (OMAR SOTO / THE HERALD)