Barbara Guggenheim

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Literary agent
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Barbara Guggenheim (*1957) was born and raised in Switzerland and has covered different positions in the book trade. For many years she was a literary agent in Zürich, later in Hamburg. Ultimately she started to organize literary and film events and between 2014 and 2018 worked for the Filmfest Hamburg. Later at the Hamburg Media School (HMS), she became a coordinator for the „training for media professionals with a history of flight“. In 2007 she co-founded the “Jüdischer Salon am Grindel” in Hamburg and serves as a member of its board till today.  The Salon organizes several cultural events a month within a broad Jewish context.