Jurors have been named in the 2019 German Book Prize competition. The winner will be announced on October 14 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse.
German author Inger-Maria Mahlke is the winner of the 2018 German Book Prize for her novel, Archipel, a family saga set in Tenerife, Spain.
Taking in several historical perspectives, the newly announced shortlist for the coveted German Book Prize offers what the jury calls ‘the sensuousness of another time, which always evokes ours.’
This year’s German Book Prize longlist for Germany’s most prestigious literary prize includes authors Maxim Biller, Helene Hegemann, and other familiar names
The 2018 jury for Germany’s top literary prize includes literary critics, authors, a bookseller, and a former publisher. The winner will be announced on October 8.
Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the ‘New Books in German’ site.
‘Traditional as well as language-focused and risk-taking narratives’ are on the longlist for this year’s German Book Prize, says jury chair Katja Gasser.
The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.
The jury has decided: Bodo Kirchhoff wins the 2016 German Book Prize for his novel ‘Encounter’ (‘Widerfahrnis’) about two travelers in Italy.
Out of 156 original submissions, the seven-member jury led by Christoph Schröder chose six novels for the prestigious German Book Prize shortlist.