2 Seas Agency’s 2023 International Book Fair Calendar

2 Seas Agency’s 2023 International Book Fair Calendar

Which international book fairs and festivals will you attend in 2023?

2 Seas Agency has listed the international book fairs and festivals that will take place throughout the world in 2023 in a handy, easy-to-navigate book fair calendar. The below information is subject to change, and we will, of course, do our best to keep this listing as up to date as possible.

Please contact us if you have additional information, or would like to report changes. Your comments are much appreciated and will help us improve our popular international book fair calendar!


Marleen with co-agent Yijae Kim/KCC and Key Media at the 2019 Seoul International Book Fair

January 2023

Kerala Literature Festival, India
12 – 15 January

Albuquerque Comic Con, Albuquerque, USA
13 – 15 January

Çukurova Book Fair, Adana, Turkey
14 – 22 January

Jaipur Literature Festival, India
19 – 23 January

Cairo Book Fair, Egypt
24 January – 6 February

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

Festival International de la Bande Dessinée, Angoulême, France
25 – 29 January

International Kolkata Book Fair, India
31 January – 12 February

Taipei International Book Exhibition, Taiwan
31 January – 5 February

New Delhi World Book Fair, India
dates TBC

Doha International Book Fair, Qatar
dates TBC

Venezuela International Book Fair, Venezuela
dates TBC

February 2023

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Marleen in action at the 2016 Guadalajara International Book Fair

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Dubai, UAE
1 – 6 February

Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana, Cuba
9 – 19 February

Vilnius International Book Fair, Lithuania
23 – 26 February

March 2023

Lahore International Book Fair, Pakistan
1 – 5 March

Riga Book Fair, Latvia
3 – 5 March

Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy
6 – 9 March

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

Geneva Book and Press Fair, Switzerland
22 – 26 March

Brussels Book Fair, Belgium

30 March – 2 April

Bangkok International Book Fair, Thailand
30 March – 9 April

April 2023

Quebec International Book Fair, Canada
12 – 16 April

Alexandrina International Book Fair, Egypt
dates TBC

London Book Fair, UK
18 – 20 April

Bogota International Book Fair, Colombia
18 April – 2 May

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

Eurasian International Book Fair, Astana, Kazakhstan
19 – 23 April

Reykjavik International Literary Festival, Iceland
19-23 April

Festival du Livre, France
21 – 23 April

Sant Jordi Festival, Barcelona, Spain
23 April

Leipzig Book Fair, Germany
27 – 30 April

Buenos Aires Book Fair, Argentina
27 April – 15 May

Strokestown International Poetry Festival, Ireland
dates TBC

Chrys at the 2016 Lisbon Book Fair

May 2023

Melbourne Writers Festival, Australia
4 – 7 May

Prague International Book Fair, Czech Republic
11 – 14 May

Turin International Book Fair, Italy
18 – 22 May

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, UAE
22 – 28 May

U.S. Book Show, USA (online)
dates TBC

Hay Festival, Wales
25 May – 4 June

Madrid Book Fair, Spain
26 May – 11 June

Lisbon Book Fair, Portugal
dates TBC

International Arsenal Book Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
dates TBC

Marleen and Chrys at the 2016 London Book Fair

Warsaw International Book Fair, Poland
dates TBC

Tbilisi International Book Fair, Georgia
dates TBC

Jerusalem International Book Forum, Jerusalem
2024 dates TBC

June 2023

Casablanca Book Fair, Morocco
dates TBC

Istanbul International Literature Festival, Turkey
5 – 9 June

Seoul International Book Fair, Korea
14 – 18 June

Children and Youth Colombo International Book Fair
dates TBC

Bookfest, Bucharest, Romania
dates TBC

July 2023

Comic-Con International, San Diego, USA
20 – 23 July

Hong Kong Book Fair, China
19 – 25 July

International Book Fair of Lima, Peru
21 July – 6 August

August 2023

Moscow International Book Fair, Russia
30 – 03 September

Ghana International Book Fair, Accra, Ghana
dates TBC

Nepal International Book Fair, Nepal
dates TBC

Derek at the 2013 Bienal do Livro in Rio de Janeiro

September 2023

Bienal do Livro, this year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 – 10 September

Bloody Scotland, Stirling, UK
15 – 17 September

Nairobi International Book Fair, Kenya
dates TBC

Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden
28 September – 1 October

Amman International Book Fair, Amman, Jordan
dates TBC

South African Book Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
dates TBC

Budapest International Book Festival, Hungary
dates TBC

Lviv International Book and Literature Festival, Ukraine
dates TBC

Manila International Book Fair, Philippines
dates TBC

Colombo International Book Fair, Sri Lanka
dates TBC

October 2023

LIBER International Book Fair, Madrid, Spain
4 – 6 October

Baku Book Fair, Azerbaijan
4 – 8 October

Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany
18 – 22 October

Helsinki Book Fair, Finland
26 – 29 October

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

International Belgrade Book Fair, Serbia

dates TBC

Krakow International Book Fair, Poland
dates TBC

Riyadh International Book Fair, Saudi Arabia
dates TBC

Kortrijk Book Fair, Belgium
dates TBC

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