24. ilb
Evening program: Sept 05 – 14, 2024
Young program: Sept 09 – 18, 2024


Portrait Helon Habila
12. February 2024

Helon Habila is Curator in Residence for the 24th international literature festival berlin

22. December 2023

One year of fellowship with Taqi Akhlaqi at the ilb comes to an end

Reading of the International Young Adult and Children’s Literature Program at the 23rd ilb
14. December 2023

»Wortzauber gegen Buchfrust« – international literature festival berlin reimagines literacy promotion

Highlights of the 23rd ilb​

A look back at the ilb 2023

Program 2023

Click here for the current evening program and the young program at the 23rd international literature festival in Berlin

Highlights des 23. ilb

Ein Rückblick auf das ilb 2023

Highlights des 23. ilb

Ein Rückblick auf das ilb 2023

ilb 22 in pictures

A review of the ilb 2022

Event locations

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Literature in the live stream

Not on site, but still very close: Experience selected events of the 22nd ilb in the live stream, including with Bernardine Evaristo.

Saša Stanišić © Bernhard Ludewig

From A as in Atwood…

Discover the authors of all festival years in our comprehensive author overvie: from A as in Atwood to Z as in Zink.

Margaret Atwood © Bernhard Ludewig

Literature for the ears

Experience outstanding international authors such as André Aciman, Leïla Slimani or Ocean Vuong in audio format on dichterlesen.net.

Leila Slimani
Leila Slimani © Ali Ghandtschi

Youth Programme

Discover the program of the International Children´s and Young Adult Literature with readings and workshops for students of all grades.

Alexander Lehnert © Bernhard Ludewig


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