By Olivia Snaije for Publshing Perpectives:
With the Frankfurt Book Fair looming, UK independent publishers hard hit by the economic crisis are trimming and pruning wherever they can for the upcoming Book Fair. While the Book Fair is considered vital, a general trend is that publishers will be sending fewer people to Frankfurt this year.
Juliet Mabey, publisher and co-founder of Oneworld based in Oxford says she has cut down the number of editorial staff attending Frankfurt this year to just three. London-based Stacey International and Saqi and Telegram books have also reduced the number of people going to Frankfurt.
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