“Literature needs friends” – we are grateful for your support!

The society “Friends and Sponsors of the international literature festival berlin” was founded in 1999. Since then, the members of the society have actively supported the continuation and further development of the festival. The society supports the following ilb projects:

berlin reads
Worldwide Readings
Literature Behind Bars

In addition, the society enables young authors to take part in the ilb.

Benefits for our members

  • Invitation to the opening celebration of the festival
  • Free admission to three readings at the ilb
  • Receive the catalogue and the programme booklet
  • Reduced prices in the festival tent
  • Invitation to special events


Annual conditions of membership

  • Friend (single persons): 100 euros/50 euros*
  • Sponsor (single persons): 500 euros
  • Sponsor (companies/institutions): 1,000 euros
  • Patrons (single persons, companies/institutions): 2,500 euros

*(reduced prices for pupils, students, trainees, persons liable for military service or alternative service, pensioners)

Your membership fees and donations are tax-deductible.

Membership for schools

Are you interested in author readings, workshops and theater performances in your school – or in a school membership? This opportunity brings your pupils closer to the guests of the international literature festival berlin and allows them to actively participate in the festival. We are glad to discuss the specific conditions and offerings with the school administrators. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us – there are no obligations.

Application form

Please send us the completed, signed form [LINK] via e-mail or post to:

Freunde und Förderer
des internationalen literaturfestivals berlin e.V.
Chausseestr. 5
10115 Berlin

Bank details

GLS Bank

Freunde und Förderer des Internationalen Literaturfestivals Berlin e.V.

account number: 1235988900

IBAN: DE26 4306 0967 1235 9889 00