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Festival Neue Literatur: Harold Augenbraum Honors Editor Robert Weil

Harold Augenbraum delivering his

A moving laudatio was offered by Harold Augenbraum in honor of Norton’s Robert Weil receiving the Friedrich Ulfers Prize at the Festival Neue Literatur.

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Previewing GLOBALOCAL, the “Forum for Content” in India

A matchmaking session from GLOBALOCAL 2014

This February, GLOBALOCAL 2015 will host publishing executives from around the world for high-level discussions and workshops in New Delhi.

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Serious Editors Talking Seriously About Serious Subjects

The English-language editors meeting at S. Fischer Verlag

When seven English-language editors visited Germany for meetings with their colleagues in publishing, key similarities and differences were revealed.

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7 Tips from The German Book Office’s Translation Workshop

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At the GBO’s recent translator workshop, two US book editors and translator Susan Bernofksy shared techniques and tips for literary translators. Here’s what they said.

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GBO Competition Honors German Translators and Int’l Literature

GBO Director Riky Stock introduces the panelists during the Translation Competition reception

Kurt Beals is the winner of the German Book Office’s first-ever translation prize, aimed at recognizing young, up-and-coming translators from German to English.

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GBO Hosts Competition for Aspiring Translators


A new translation competition offers aspiring translators the opportunity to be recognized for their talent and to network with American editors and other translators.

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US Editors Survey Children’s Book Publishing in Germany

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Sourcebooks Associate Editor Aubrey Poole reports from the German Book Office Editors’ Trip about the state of children’s digital publishing in Germany.

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Apply for the GBO Children’s Books Editors’ Trip to Germany


Participants will meet with German children’s book professionals and discuss trends in YA, picture books, children’s nonfiction and more.

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Bringing the Best of German Literature to NYC

Linda Stift is just one of the many authors featured at the festival

The Festival Neue Literatur, taking place in New York City, February 10-12, features German-speaking authors and reflects the changing face of Europe.

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New Translation Funding Available for German-language Fiction

New Books in German announces new initiative with the German Book Office and Goethe-Institut to provide translation funding for German literature.

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