Leipzig Book Fair 2022

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.

Leipzig Book Fair 2022 takes place 17 - 20/03/2022.

  • Leipzig Book Fair 2022
    Leipzig Book Fair 2022 takes place 17 - 20/03/2022.

Review: Leipzig liest extra 2021

That was the motto at the Leipzig liest extra (Leipzig reads extra) reading festival. Even though Leipzig Book Fair couldn't take place in 2021 due to the pandemic, we still intended to focus on literature and celebrate the world of words. You were invited to join us for a special edition of our reading festival from 27–30 May.

Here are the key themes and programme highlights:

  • Portugal as Guest of Honour: read more
  • Common Ground: Literature from South-East Europe: read more
  • ARD Forum
  • The Blue Sofa
  • Award ceremonies, including Leipzig Book Fair Prize, the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding , Der Lesekompass (Reading Compass), Kurt Wolff Prize, Prix des lycéens allemands 2021 (German high school prize), SERAPH and Sales Award.
  • Manga Comic-Con events
  • Leipziger Autorenrunde (author workshops)
  • and much more.

Impressions of Leipzig liest extra