Literature

22nd international literature festival berlin

7 to 17 September 2022

From 7 to 17 September 2022, the world of books will once again be guest in Berlin: At the international literature festival berlin (ilb), thousands of literature-loving visitors of all ages will meet the great authors of our time – and the most exciting new discoveries of the year.

Visual 22nd international literature festival berlin

Design: Götz Gramlich

Experience literature up close: Every September, the international literature festival berlin (ilb) brings the world of books to Berlin for eleven days. Thousands of literature-loving visitors of all ages meet their favorite authors and the most exciting new discoveries of the year at readings, discussions, screenings, and workshops. The 22nd ilb will take place from 7 to 17 September 2022 at various locations in Berlin and will be partially livestreamed. This year’s festival centre is once again the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.

The international literature festival berlin is one of the most renowned literary events in the world. Its broad stylistic and thematic spectrum is unique and brings the entire literary wealth of our time to Berlin with prose, poetry, nonfiction, graphic novels, and children’s and young adult books. The programme ranges from readings with Nobel Prize winners to cutting-edge discussions with the decisive voices of tomorrow.

All in all, the 22nd ilb expects over 150 authors from all over the world to take part in around 200 events – among them Booker Prize winners Damon Galgut and Bernardine Evaristo.

All information and the current programme can be found on the homepage of the international literature festival berlin:  www.literaturfestival.com