S. Fischer Verlag

Frankfurt am Main
Foreign rights
Home page: http://www.fischerverlage.de

Profile

S. Fischer Verlag was founded in 1886 in Berlin by Samuel Fischer. The authors which he published are now modern German classics and include Gerhart Hauptmann, Arthur Schnitzler, Hugo von Hoffmannsthal and Thomas Mann. The S. Fischer Verlag and the Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag both concentrate on literature, psychology and history with a strong non-fiction programme. Contemporary authors writing in German include Marlene Streeruwitz, Christoph Ransmayer, and Wolfgang Hilbig. The firm's distinguished list includes many leading international authors in translation.

In 2009, Fischer Verlage launched its new publishing section for young adults and crossover literature Fischer FJB.