The Festival 2019: Wednesday, May 15 to Sunday, May 19
The traditional literature festival of the UNESCO City of Literature has been one of the highlights of cultural life in Heidelberg since 1994. It is characterized by the variety of literary approaches and formats it offers its audiences of all ages.
In 2019, renowned German-language and international authors will once again be guests in the Spiegelzelt (mirror tent) on Universitätsplatz (University Square) in the heart of Heidelberg's Altstadt (Old Town). There will also be workshops, literary City Tours, late-nights, live audio plays, slam poetry, the public “Lesewohnzimmer” (reading living room) from StadtLesen, the workshop of the Buchkinder Leipzig, food by changing food trucks and much more. Many events and activities are continuously accessible and often free of charge.