The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner.
The 2020 German Book Prize was awarded to Anne Weber for her ‘breathtaking’ and ‘epic’ biography of Anne Beaumanoir.
The six titles on the German Book Prize shortlist are said to ‘demonstrate political urgency in a particularly clever manner.’
‘A diverse range of themes’ and experimentation with form are reflected in the 2020 longlist announced by the jury of the German Book Prize.
The newly created German Nonfiction Prize has entries not only from German publishers but also from houses in Switzerland and Austria.
Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for ‘Origins,’ about recollection and identity.
Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming.
Jury chair Jörg Magenau says that issues of family relationships and contemporary male identity are at play in the German Book Prize 2019 shortlist.
Citing ‘so many successful debuts to discover’ among its list of 20 titles, the jury of the German Book Prize has released its 2019 longlist.
The new German Nonfiction Prize is designed to be ‘a platform for books and authors whose topics affect people today and inspire them to think and debate.’