In the programme section Specials, the ilb presents projects on particular topics as well as smaller, special events.

This year will see the 6th »Graphic Novel Day«, for which national and international comic artists have been invited. Furthermore, there will be event series on »The Art of Editing«, on »Islamism« and on the »Made in Germany« brand. Poetry fans will come to enjoy the »Poetry Nights« and the guest program »HERE! HERE THERE!«, curated by Shane Anderson. Young talents can be found in »New German Voices« and »Scritture Giovani«.