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 27th to 30th March 2025.

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 Prize
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Key Facts

  • most important spring meeting of the book and media industry
  • 2,085 exhibitors from over 40 countries
  • 283,000 visitors at the exhibition center and throughout the city, including 55,000 trade visitors
  • 3,400 participants in 2,800 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 27 - 30 March 2025
    • from 19 - 22 March 2026

Impressions of Leipzig Book Fair 2024

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