Category: Texts & Publications

Keys to the future (2012-2013)

A STORY FOR EUROPE – WHAT KIND OF CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE DOES EUROPE NEED? In 2012, the Children´s and Youth Programme of the berlin international literature festival presented readings, workshops and panels about the question: A Story for Europe – What kind of Children´s and Young Adult Literature

Ten years of a miracle (2011)

Sabine Vogel’s article about the international literature festival berlin (ilb) in The Jubilee Book Buch der Berliner Festspiele which was published in 2011 by the Berliner Festspiele for the tenth year jubelee of Artistic Director Joachim Sartorius: Wir ahnten nicht, wie wenig wir wussten!Das Internationale Literaturfestival – Zehn Jahre Wunder We had no idea how little we knew!The

Visions 2030 – Authors and Scientists on the Future of Cities (2015)

Within the framework of Science Year 2015 »Zukunftsstadt« (City of the Future), the ilb presented its programme »Visions 2030. Authors and Scientists on the Future of Cities«. Twelve international authors discussed their texts exclusively written for the festival with twelve scientists from different disciplines. You can find the authors’ visions

Scritture Giovani

Scritture Giovani is a project conceptualized by Festivaletteratura in 2002 to promote young European writers. It started with the support of the European Union’s Cultural Programme and has continued with increasing success. Scritture Giovani involves several of Europe’s major literary festivals – Festivaletteratura, Hay Festival (United Kingdom) and international literature

ilb Journal 2021

You can find the web version of the printed journal next to the articles listed here. © Christian Kracht „Alles anders, alles gleich“ Wie haben Sie als Künstler*in die Pandemie erlebt, wie und wo gelebt und gearbeitet? Womit haben Sie sich beschäftigt, worin Inspiration gefunden, wo vielleicht Trost? War alles

Opening Speeches

2022 Evening programme: David Van Reybrouck [Deutsch/English] [YouTube Deutsch] [YouTube Englisch] International Children and Young Adult Literature: Angeline Boulley [Deutsch/English] [YouTube] 2021 Evening programme: Leїla Slimani [English/Deutsch] Greetings: Dr. Klaus Lederer [English/Deutsch]  International Children and Young Adult Literature: Marianne Kaurin [English/Deutsch] [YouTube] 2020 Evening programme: Mario Vargas Llosa [Spanisch/English/Deutsch] International

Exhibition catalogues

Exhibition catalogue 2013 “Comics from Berlin. Images of a city” Challenging, diverse and funny – that’s comics from Berlin! From an anarchical fanzine to a narratively elaborate graphic novel, all known varieties of the comic are at home here, supported by an enthusiastic network of big and small publishing houses.

Berlin Anthology

Texts and poems from all over the world, chosen by guests of the international literature festival berlin, are contained within this anthology. It is an extraordinary and personal collection of texts, many of which have been translated for the first time into German. The international literature festival berlin offers visitors