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Das erste Mal. Digital. Internationales Literaturfest lit.COLOGNE on air. 26. Mai bis 12. Juni 2021
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lit.COLOGNE 2021


lit.COLOGNE 2021 is going digital: 50 events will take place online from 26.5. to 13.6.2021: Part of the festival will be Isabel Allende, Cornelia Funke, Maja Göpel, Frank Schätzing, Matt Haig, Judith Hermann, Maye Musk, Max Czollek, Esther Dischereit, Sasha M. Salzmann and Levi Israel Ufferfilge.

From 5.5. to 19.5. ticket buyers have the chance to purchase our all-access-pass for 49€ instead of 69€. More information.

The complete program will be announced on 20.5.2021.

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Writing project

Dem Hass kein Echo

The first lit.COLOGNE event is starting now! From 5. - 30. May, Max Czollek, Esther Dischereit, Sasha Marianna Salzmann and Levi Israel Ufferfilge will narrate, reflect and react to each other on our blog On 3.6. they will come together in real life with host Shelly Kupferberg to talk about their writing experience.
This projekct is supported by Kunststiftung NRW. More information.


Any questions?

The digital world can be quite challenging. In case you need help buying a ticket, have questions about our events or how to set up the stream at home, we are happy to help you here with a list of frequently asked questions and our answers to them.


A festival for everyone!

It has been a constant growing need for us to increase accessibility at our festival, so that all people can be a part of it. Of course, this is also a goal for our online-events. Most of the streaming-events and on-demand program will be subtitled and interpreted by sign language interpreters. Read more.