Skip to main content

The network for trade,
training and development 

23 June 2021

LBF announces Online Book Fair details

6 May 2021

The London Book Fair (LBF) has announced details of its Online Book Fair for 2021. It will run a series of events over three weeks in June, offering varied content for different audiences throughout the month. The programme will shine a spotlight on key areas of the fair, creating the opportunity for a larger global audience than ever before to come together in a flexible way to network, learn and share ideas.

Matt Haig has been named Author of the Fair. Matt is published by Canongate Books and is one of the UK's bestselling and most popular writers. He will take part in an exclusive In Conversation… event during the fair.

Four of LBF's world-renowned conferences will take place online during the week commencing 7 June:

  • Introduction to Rights (7 June)
  • The Writers' Summit (8 June);
  • What Works? Education Conference (9 June)
  • Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum (10 June).

Digital events at the Online Book Fair will run from 21 June to 2 July. 

From Friday 2 to 16 July, all Online Book Fair content will be available on-demand.

For full details of all events and registration, see the London Book Fair website.


LBF will return to its usual Spring dates next year on 5 to 7 April 2022.