Litprom: Dialogue through literature

Since 40 years Litprom promotes literature and authors from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Arab World.

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Broadcast on 12/10/2020 and from now on Youtube-channel Litprom.

Literature Days 2020 - Retrospective

»Migration — Literature without a permanent residence« was the theme of the 9th Literature Days that took place on 24 and 25 January at the Literaturhaus Frankfurt.

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World literature: Join the »Community«

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Weltempfang 2020

Topics that move us all. Exciting debates. Online in 2020.

Weltempfang — the centre for politics, literature and translation — provides answers to current social questions and debates.

Litprom's contributions to the programme:

Africa and Europe — How can cooperation succeed? With Kenyan writer Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

The Arab World and Europe: Flight and migration in children’s books
With Kirsten Boie and Ibtisam Barakat

Sheikh Zayed Book Award – 2020 winners

The winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards 2020 were announced by the Department of Tourism and Culture — Abu Dhabi.

Find out more about them here

Litprom as your entry to the German book market

What can we do for foreign literary institutions in the Global South?

Are you currently trying to enter the German-speaking book market? Would you like to build-up your own business network and find your books being translated into German and being sold in German-speaking countries?

We provide you with an extended network ranging from German publishers specialized on international literature to renowned translators and important business multipliers for your market entry. We have been working in the field of promoting international literature to the German market for almost forty years and bring in the necessary network and work experience. Litprom is headed by the president of Frankfurt Book Fair, Juergen Boos, underlining the strong connection to and within the German book market.

Contact: Joscha Hekele
Phone: +49-(0)69 – 2102 250 | e-mail:

Important note for authors

Litprom is not a literary agency.
Please don't send us any manuscripts, we won't pass them on to German publishers or check them for a translation.
If you are looking for a suitable publishing house, feel welcome to search our Catalogue of Sources.