2 Seas Agency’s 2019 International Book Fair Calendar

2 Seas Agency’s 2019 International Book Fair Calendar

Which international book fairs and festivals will you attend in 2019?

2 Seas Agency has listed the international book fairs and festivals that will take place throughout the world in 2019.

Below information is subject to change, and we will, of course, do our best to keep this listing as much up to date as possible. Please contact us if you have additional information, or would like to report changes. Your comments and help are much appreciated!

Marleen at the 2016 Turin Book Fair, at the end of her 5-week European tour

May 2019 

Thessaloniki Book Fair, Greece
9 – 12 May

Strokestown International Poetry Festival, Ireland
2 – 6 May

Prague International Book Fair, Czech Republic
9 – 12 May

Turin International Book Fair, Italy
9 – 13 May

Jerusalem International Book Fair, Israel
12 – 15 May

Venezuela International Book Fair, Venezuela
15  – 18 May

Warsaw International Book Fair, Poland
23 – 26 May

Derek at the 2013 Bienal do Livro in Rio de Janeiro

International Arsenal Book Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
22 – 26 May

Hay Festival, Wales
23 May – 2 June

Madrid Book Fair, Spain
31 May – 16 June

Lisbon Book Fair, Portugal
29 May – 16 June

BookExpo America, New York, USA
30 May – 1 June

New York Rights Fair, New York, USA
29 – 31 May

Bookfest, Bucharest, Romania
29 May – 2 June

Tbilisi International Book Fair, Georgia
TBC

June 2019

Seoul International Book Fair, Korea
19 – 23 June

July 2019

Hong Kong Book Fair, China
17 – 23 July

Comic-Con International, San Diego, USA
18 – 21 July

Paraty International Literary Festival (FLIP), Brazil
10 – 14 July

International Book Fair of Lima, Peru
19 July – 4 August

Marleen speaking at a panel on books in translation during the 2014 BookExpo America

August 2019

Nepal International Book Fair, Nepal
14-20 August

Beijing International Book Fair, China
21 – 25 August

Melbourne Writers Festival, Australia
20 August – 8 September

Ghana International Book Fair, Accra, Ghana
29 August – 1 September

September 2019

Moscow International Book Fair, Russia
4 – 8 September

South African Book Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
6 – 8 September

Indonesia International Book Fair, Indonesia
TBC

Lviv International Book and Literature Festival, Ukraine
18 – 22 September

Bloody Scotland, Stirling, UK
20 – 22 September

Marleen and Chrys at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair (© João Piedade)

Nairobi International Book Fair, Kenya
TBC

Amman International Book Fair, Amman, Jordan
26 September – 10 October

Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden
26 – 29 September

Baku Book Fair, Azerbaijan
TBC

October 2019

LIBER International Book Fair, Barcelona, Spain
TBC

Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany
16 – 20 October

International Belgrade Book Fair, Serbia
TBC

Krakow International Book Fair, Poland
24 – 27 October

Antwerp Book Fair, Belgium
TBC

Books sold to Knaus Verlag in Germany through 2 Seas Agency, at the 2015 Leipzig Book Fair

Helsinki Book Fair, Finland
24 – 27 October

November 2019

Sharjah International Book Fair, UAE
30 October – 9 November

Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair, Russia
31 October – 4 November

Bibliotéka Bratislava, Slovakia
7 – 10 November

Vienna International Book Fair, Austria
6 – 10 November

Malta Book Festival, Valletta, Malta
6 – 10 November

Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair, China
8 – 10 November

International Children and Young Adults Book Fair (FILIJ), Mexico
9 – 19 November

Istanbul Book Fair, Turkey
2 – 10 November

Interliber, Zagreb, Croatia
12 – 17 November

Salon du livre de Montréal, Canada
20 – 25 November

foreign rights

Marleen in action at the 2016 Guadalajara International Book Fair

Dublin Book Festival, Ireland
14 – 17 November

Gaudeamus Book Fair, Bucharest
dates TBC

Slovenian Book Fair, Ljubljana, Slovenia
20 – 25 November

FIL de Guadalajara, Mexico
23 November – 1 December

Pula Festival of Books and Authors, Croatia
29 November – 9 December

December 2019

Moscow Non/Fiction Book Fair, Russia
4 – 8 December

Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome Book Fair), Rome, Italy
4 – 8 December

Sofia International Book Fair, Bulgaria
TBC

Jeddah International Book Fair, Saudi Arabia
7 – 14 December

January 2020

New Delhi World Book Fair, India
TBC

International Kolkata Book Fair, India
TBC

Jaipur Literature Festival, India
TBC

Festival International de la Bande Dessinée, Angoulême, France
TBC

Cairo Book Fair, Egypt
TBC

Marleen at the 2011 Beijing International Book Fair

February 2020

Lahore International Book Fair, Pakistan
TBC

Casablanca Book Fair, Morocco
TBC

Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana, Cuba
TBC

Taipei International Book Exhibition, Taiwan
TBC

Perth International Arts Festival, Australia
TBC

Brussels Book Fair, Belgium
TBC

Vilnius International Book Fair, Lithuania
TBC

March 2020

Chrys at the 2016 Lisbon Book Fair

Riga Book Fair, Latvia
TBC

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Dubai, UAE
TBC

London Book Fair, UK
TBC

Paris Book Fair, France

Leipzig Book Fair, Germany
TBC

Alexandrina International Book Fair, Egypt

Marleen and Chrys at the London Book Fair 2016 edition

Bangkok International Book Fair, Thailand
dates TBC

April 2020

Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy
TBC

Quebec International Book Fair, Canada
TBC

Bogota International Book Fair, Colombia
TBC

Budapest International Book Festival, Hungary
TBC

Istanbul International Literature Festival, Turkey
TBC

Santiago Book Fair, Chile
TBC

Chrys in front of the Sharjah International Book Fair, Expo Centre (November 2016)

Sant Jordi Festival, Barcelona, Spain
23 April

Geneva Book and Press Fair, Switzerland
TBC

Buenos Aires Book Fair, Argentina
TBC

Eurasian International Book Fair, Astana, Kazakhstan
dates TBC

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, UAE
TBC

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