27. - 30.04.2023 Leipzig Book Fair

Press releases

Are you looking for news about the Leipzig Book Fair? Journalists and media representatives will find press releases and statements about the Leipzig Book Fair, the Manga Comic-Con, the reading festival Leipzig liest and the Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair here. You will also find out how the exhibitors' electronic press boxes can be useful before and during your visit to the Leipzig Book Fair.

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Current press releases

29/01/2021 Leipzig Book Fair 2021 Will Not Take Place – Selected Literary Events in May The current pandemic and the associated measures and travel restrictions make it impossible for exhibitors, programme participants and Leipziger Messe to continue planning the Leipzig Book Fair. That's why the combination of the Leipzig Book Fair, Manga-Comic-Con, Leipzig liest reading festival and the 27th Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair will not take place from 27 to 30 May 2021. Instead, live readings and publisher presentations are planned in the digital space as well as at selected locations in Leipzig to tide us over until the Leipzig Book Fair in March 2022. Continue reading
02/09/2020 Leipzig Book Fair will take place from 27 - 30 May 2021 The Leipzig Book Fair is held together with the reading festival "Leipzig liest", the Manga Comic-Con and the Antiquarian Book Fair next year from 27 to 30 May at the fairgrounds of the Leipziger Messe. The Leipziger Messe has reached this decision in consultation with the Advisory Board of the Leipzig Book Fair. Continue reading

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