right|alt=alt text|logo ILB|thumb|ILB logoThe International Literature Festival Berlin (*2001, Berlin, Germany) also known as ILB,is an annual event based in Berlin. The festival takes place in early autumn and its purpose is to present contemporary developments in prose and poetry from all around the world. The festival programme has an annually varying theme or focus and several subsections such as "Literatures of the World", 'International Children’s and Youth Literature', 'Reflections', 'Specials' such as: New German Voices, Slam Revue, and Scritture Giovani, 'Speak, Memory' and 'Literature on Celluloid'. All authors read their texts in the original version and an actor will then read the German translation of the text. Presenters and translators are on hand to allow a discussion between the author and the audience to take place.
The festival is an event of the "Internationale Peter-Weiss-Gesellschaft" and Berliner Festspiele under the patronage of the German U.N.E.S.C.O. committee.
The Berlin Anthology: All authors who participated in the programme section 'Literatures of the World' come together and select 99 poems, that will be published in their original language and a German translation.
Catalogue: gives an overview of all participating authors of the festival through the means of a short biography, bibliography, photos, and an author pen......