Leipzig Book Fair

Leipzig Book Fair is the most important get-together in the spring for the book and media industry, connecting readers with authors, publishers and media companies from Germany and around the world. They all visit Leipzig to experience a diversity of literature, discover innovations and gain new perspectives.

The next Leipzig Book Fair will be held in conjunction with Manga-Comic-Con and Leipzig liest reading festival from 21st to 24th March 2024.

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    Ticket sale for Leipzig Book Fair 2024 has officially started. The purchase of a day ticket also entitles to admission to Manga-Comic-Con.
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Die rot beklebte Treppe der Leipziger Buchmesse. In der Mitte ist das Logo in Gelb zu sehen. Besucher:innen laufen hoch und runter.
Leipzig liest programme 2024

Readings, stage talks, book signings, awards, concerts... dive into spring's biggest German literary festival!

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Die Glashalle vom inneren mit vielen Besucher:innen und Ständen. In der Mitte hängen viele Banner der Medien.
Exhibitor directory 2024

Discover all exhibitors of Leipzig Book Fair 2024!

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Der Schriftzug "Manga-Comic-Con" im Vordergrund. Im Hintergrund die Buchmessetreppe mit Macoco.
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Das Logo des Gastlandes 2024 Niederlande und Flandern "alles außer flach"
Guest of Honour 2024
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Leipzig Book Fair Price
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Eine Illustration mit dem Logo der "Leipziger Buchmesse". Werbung für dne Fanshop.
Leipzig Book Fair fanshop
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Key Facts

  • most important spring meeting of the book and media industry
  • 2,082 exhibitors from over 40 countries
  • 274,000 visitors at the exhibition center and throughout the city, including 55,000 trade visitors
  • 3,200 participants in 3,000 events at Leipzig liest reading festival
  • exhibition areas: autoren@leipzig (offers for authors), fiction and non-fiction, children, youth and education, book art & graphics, art colleges, service providers of the book industry: non-book, specialist book, non-fiction & science, digital world: audio, film & media, international, art book, music, travel, religion, newspapers and magazines
  • approximately 3,554 journalists
  • in conjunction with the Manga-Comic-Con
  • ideal sponsor: German Publishers and Booksellers Association (Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.)
  • Next events:
    • from 21 - 24 March 2024
    • from 27 - 30 March 2025

Impressions of Leipzig Book Fair 2023

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