27 - 30 March 2025 Leipzig Book Fair
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Whether you're interested in Leipzig Book Fair, the Manga Comic-Con, the Leipzig liest reading festival or the Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair – this is the place where you can find out all the news, highlights and interesting facts about the most important spring meeting for the book and media industry.

News Overview

20/11/2023 Astrid Böhmisch becomes the new Director of the Leipzig Book Fair Astrid Böhmisch will take over responsibility for the Leipzig Book Fair on 1 January 2024. She will take over as Director from Oliver Zille, who is stepping down at his own request at the end of the year. Continue reading
16/05/2022 Leipzig Book Fair Pushed Back to April in 2023 The combination of the Leipzig Book Fair, Manga Comic-Con, Leipzig liest reading festival and the Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair will take place from 27 to 30 April 2023. "In 2023, the Leipzig Book Fair will take place later than usual in both the exhibition halls and across the entire city of Leipzig", says Martin Buhl-Wagner, Managing Director of Leipziger Messe. "We will finally be able to celebrate the reading of books again with all our partners. The new dates in April offer the safest framework for us to continue our work on developing exciting concepts for this group of events." Registration for Leipzig Book Fair 2023 will be possible from August. Continue reading
10/03/2021 Leipzig Book Fair Hosts Leipzig liest extra Personal encounters with authors – even with pandemic regulations. Making literature visible – even with the lack of platforms. Global perspectives – even with limited mobility All this will take place from 27 to 30 May. The Leipzig Book Fair will be holding an event called Leipzig liest extra with book readings throughout the city, awards for outstanding books and international gatherings online. Details of the programme will be available at the beginning of May. 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