10 May 2022

Lecture Library Lier, Belgium
"Mothertongue & Homeland"

9 May 2022

Lecture  library Aalter
"Mothertongue & Homeland"

26 April 2022

Lecture "Ten bridges you can build with books", Aalter Belgium

13th of April 2022

Bookpresentation Schildpad en ik  Querido publishers
With Peter van Os, accordeon
Kinderboekwinkel Rozengracht in Amsterdam

12th February 2022

Guest at the Groningen literature festival Het Grote Gebeuren, from 19.00-24.00. For more information:

8 December 2021

Gent, Belgium, lecture students/teachers

4 December 2021

Paris, Salon du livre de jeunesse

Espace Paris-Est-Montreuil
128, rue de Paris
Montreuil (Seine-Saint-Denis)

8 November 2021

Lecture Pedagogische Hogeschool de Kempel, Helmond.

8-13 September 2021

IBBY congress Moskow, acceptance speech 12th of September

3 March 2021

20.00 online lecture literacy café Brummen about the value of retaining your mother tongue for your identity and development. For more info: see news.

12 December 2020

Marit guest at "Book creators night" Vilnius, Lithuania

7 & 8 December 2020

Masterclass with art-students from Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania

6 november 2020

Lecture IBBY -meeting Netherlands, about my work with the project 'Read with me' in Iran. Gemeentemuseum in The Hague.

3 July 2020

SMÅBUS International Children's Books Conferenc, Sweden
Lecture 'Books as bridges'

11 February 2020

Gent, Belgium
Lecture att reading conference 'Iedereen leest'

9 October 2019

Drawing workshop for children 'Islands of Happiness' in Warnsveld Library, Netherlands

29th of June 2019

Opening of the exhibition 'En lycklig ö, Marit Törnqvist, 30 år i ord och bild' (A happy Island, Marit Törnqvist, 30 years of words and images) on Astrid Lindgrens Näs in Vimmerby. Starts 13 o'clock. Open for everyone.

25th of May 2019

Marit has a bookrelease of 'Night has come' by Astrid Lindgren on Junibacken in Stockholm with painting class for children from 12.30 - 14.30 and after this she will sign the book.

30 november 2018

Opening exhibition KunZt Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
about 30 years of making books with a lecture of Marit Törnqvist


10-20 october 2018

Marit visits Myren - Internationell Barnlitteraturfestival in Reykjavík, Iceland


26-29 september 2018

Marit Törnqvist is lecturing on Bookfair Gothenburg, Sweden

26-29 september 2018

Bookfair Gothenborg:

27/9 11.00 - 11.20 ETC

27/9 12.10 - 12.20 Rabén & Sjögren

27/9 15.00 - 15.20 Mini seminar with Marjan Svab.

28/9 11.00 - 11.20 Bildberättarscenen

29/9 13.00 - 13.30 Debattscenen with Fatemeh Khavari

29/9 15.00 - 15.30 Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan

6 – 7 – 2018

Celebration 30 years Marit Törnqvist and 30 years Monique Hagen in the Childrens Bookstore Rozengracht, Amsterdam. Exhibition with original bookcovers from 30 years.

11 -24 /4 2018

Marit travels to Iran to work with the project 'Read with me'


JUNE 2016

Silent working, visit Stockholm
8 june - Junibacken 20 year!!

MAY 2016

Silent working, visit Stockholm
first week of may

APRIL 2016

Silent working

MARCH 2016

Silent working
8-11th of march: Stockholm
8/3 Lecture at Junibacken about the coöperation with Astroid Lindgren, 18.00
9/3 Presentation of the arabic 'The red bird' that wil be published in 15.000 copies for all Syrian refugee children, an idea of Marit Törnqvist
10/3 Presentation of the swedish translation of Fabians party for booksellers and journalists, 8.30 at Rabén & Sjögrens bokförlag.


Poetry Project with Monique Hagen at a school in Amsterdam


Silent working, visit Stockholm 22-28 january.


Silent working, Visit to Sweden


5 - 22 november Visit Japan,different lectures and workshops in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto


Different activities during the Childrens books week in the Netherlands.


Stockholm, different activities 26 september - 1 october


Silent working period.

JULY 2015

Silent working period.

JUNE 2015

Silent working period.

MAY 2015

Silent working period.

MARCH 2015

Silent working period.
22-28th of March: Stockholm visit for the renovation of the Story Train on Junibacken.
24th of March: Lecture Junibacken, Stockholm. About the coöperation with Astrid Lindgren during the designing period of the Story Train at Junibacken, 1994-1995.

APRIL 2015

Silent working period.


Silent working period
Poetryproject on Dr. Rijk Kramerschool in Amsterdam, Netherlands

18th of february- lecture PABO students Alkmaar, Netherlands


Silent workingperiod


Silent working period
14th of january - lecture Fries museum, Leeuwarden,the Netherlands
21, 22, 23, 27th of january National Readingweeks, The Netherlands


21th of November : Antwerpen, Belgium lecture. Library Permeke, for students of the Karel de Grote-school for teachers.


1th of october: Utrecht 15.00 - 16.30: Opening Childrens books week.
2th of october: Arnhem. Primary school 'het Mozaiek'
2th of october: 15.30 - 17.00 Childrens Bookstore Arnhem,
3th of october: Amsterdam 16.00 - 17.30: Childrens Bookstore Rozengracht
3th of october: TV program HET KLOKHUIS about Marit Törnqvist
4th of october: Roden 13.00 - 14.30 Bookstore Daan Nijman
4th of october: 15.30 - 17.00 Groningen Boookstore van der Velde

7th of october: 16.00-18.00 Bussum, Bookstore LOS
8th of october: 15.30 Kapelle, Bookstore Lectori Story-telling Fabians party Location NH Church, Kerkplein
9th of october: 11.00 - 14.00 Middelburg, Bookstore de Drukkerij
10th of october: 15.00 - 16.30 Zwolle, Bookstore Waanders
11th of october: 12.00 - 14.00 Den Haag, Bookstore Paagman
11th of october: 15.00 - 16.30 Leiden, Bookstore Polare

12th of october: Amsterdam,Childrens booksparty, Theatre Carré
23th of october: 13.00-15.00 Heerlen, Schunck* drawingworkshop for children
27th of october: Centrale Library Rotterdam. Fabians party and Bigger than a dream. Lecture 16.00 for art students of the Willem de Kooning art academy.


9th of september: 19.30 - 22.30 Obdam, lecture for teachers
16th of september: Building exhibition in Schunck*, Heerlen.
20th of september: 15.30 Opening exhibition in Schunck* Heerlen
20th of september: 19.30 Schunck*: Lecture about coöperation with Astrid Lindgren.
25th of september: Marit in Opium, Dutch radio 4, 22.30.
29th of september: 9.30 - 14.00 Project De rode loper, Amsterdam with children from the Islamitic school
29th of september: Marit on Dutch television Amsterdam leeft, RTVNH 11.00 en 16.00.
30th of september: Opening Childrensbooksweek, Netherlands (Marit special guest)


15th of august lecture: Art for children Ödeshögs library, Sweden
24th of august: Summer-drawingschool for children in the Letterkundig Museum den Haag, Netherlands 13.30 - 16.00
Big edition of Jij ben de liefste published by Querido.

JULI 2014

Silent workingperiod

JULY 2014

7/7 Opening Exhibition Library Ödeshög, Sweden.

JUNE 2014

MAY 2014

Working on the Fabians party - app

24/5 Opening Exhibition Anton Pieckmuseum Hattem, the Netherlands

Illustrations from Pikkuhenki by Toon Tellegen

APRIL 2014

MARCH 2014

Bologna Bookfair 24/3-28/3


Silent working



Silent working


2nd of november
Bookfair Antwerpen Belgium. From 13-15.


20th of october: Opening Literary museum in Hasselt, Belgium. Exhibition with work from different books with Astrid Lindgren and designs for the Storey Train at junibacken in Stockholm.


25th - 28th of september
Guest on the Gothenburg Bookfair in Sweden.