Literature Festival in Cologne

The 12th 'lit.COLOGNE' international literature festival opens in Cologne on 14 March 2012 with the award ceremony for the German Audio Book Prize. Over the next eleven days, the programme features a total of 172 events, 73 of which are specially aimed at children and young people. As well as traditional readings, there will be a whole host of events and themed evenings with bestselling novelists and acclaimed writers.