13 May 2021



The warm summer nights may come! The 9th Zurich Literature Festival will take place from July 12 to 18, 2021 in the enchanting Old Botanical Garden. 


You can expect first-class performances and witty conversations with the stars of the international literary scene. 

On Monday 10 May, we opened the advance booking.

The following events are already sold out:

If the relaxations for events proposed by the Federal Council on May 12, 2021 are confirmed, we will put more tickets on sale at the end of May.


There are still a few tickets available for the following events:

  • 'La suisse n'existe pas', panel and reading show with contemporary Swiss writers Dana Grigorcea, Simone Lappert and Pedro Lenz.
  • Words on Stage, the variety show with the crème de la crème of the spoken word scene: Ágota Dimén, Gülsha Adilji, Guy Krneta, Rebekka Lindauer, Tanja Kummer, Christoph Simon.



Zurich Literary Festival is jointly presented by: